Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
February 13, 2013 10:26 am EST


GLENMONT — Beatrice Eileen Stouffer, 87, of Glenmont, died unexpectedly Monday morning, Feb. 11, 2013, in Colonial Manor Health Care Center, Loudonville.

Beatrice was born March 14, 1925, in Bartlett, and was the daughter of the late Erman H. and Lucy Melba (Steele) McKain. She was a 1943 graduate of Loudonville High School and a Mansfield General School of Nursing graduate. She lived in Loudonville for many years before moving to Glenmont in 1996. She was a LPN at Kettering Hospital for 12 years; the Eastern Star Home for two years; and worked 20 years at the Mount Vernon Developmental Center, retiring in 1992. She was a member of Jelloway United Methodist Church and had attended St. John United Church of Christ in Glenmont. She was a member of the Millersburg Chapter Order of Eastern Star; and the former Iris Chapter Order of Eastern Star in Loudonville, where she was a past worthy matron. In her free time she loved to quilt.

She is survived by two sons, John (Linda) Stouffer of Loudonville and Jan (Nancy) Stouffer of rural Glenmont; her companion of many years, Karl Beaver of Glenmont, five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, John Richard “Dick” Stouffer, in 1983; her daughter, Connie Jo Klepatzki, in 2011; and her brother, L. Kirby McKain.

Funeral services will be held Friday at 11 a.m. in Lindsey Funeral Home, Loudonville. Burial will follow in Jelloway Cemetery. Friends may call Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. in the funeral home, where Eastern Star services will be conducted at 7:45 p.m. Memorial contributions may be given to the Alzheimer’s Association, 780 Park Ave. West, Mansfield, OH 44906-3009. Online condolences may be left for the family by visiting

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