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Maida Margaret (Lewis) Stofferahn

January 2, 1941 ~ January 19, 2024 (age 83) 83 Years Old

Maida Stofferahn Obituary

Maida Margaret Stofferahn, 83 of Okawville, passed away at 4:29 p.m. on Friday, January 19, 2024 at her residence after a lengthy illness.  She was born on January 2, 1941 in Chicago, the daughter of Lester and Dorothy Guy Lewis.  She married LaVerne Leonard “Stu” Stofferahn on October 29, 1966 in Chicago and he passed away in November of 1999.  Also preceding her in death were her parents, a sister Gwen Bettig and 5 brothers; Mike, Jerry, Dale, Bob and Keith Lewis.

Left to mourn her passing is her son Leonard William Stofferahn of Harrisburg, a granddaughter Shawna Kay Stofferahn,  a step son Brad Joseph Peloquin of Texas and 4 step grandchildren.  A brother Lester Lewis of Medford, WI.  3 sisters; Kay Mielneczek of Woodstock, IL. Dorothy Horak of Lake Havasu, AZ and Cheryl Hartl of Marshfield, WI.  Her very dear friends; Susan Preis of Okawville and Susan (David) Lee of Shelbyville, TN along with several cousins.

Maida first worked as a dental assistant, then a CNA and EMT before going to work in civil service with the United States Military at Scott Air Force Base.  She was a proud Native American and member of the Potawatomi Tribe of Oklahoma.

A private interment will be held at the Citizen Potawatomi Nation (CPN) columbarium at the mission church site near Shawnee, Oklahoma.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Citizen Potawatomi Nation Domestic Violence Prevention Program, House of Hope, 1601 Gordon Cooper Drive, Shawnee, OK. 74801 or the Washington County Animal Control.  Styninger Funeral Home in Nashville is in charge of arrangements. 

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