The  Shelbyville  News
January 3, 2002
Irene Margaret Stiers, 89, of Manilla, died this morning, Jan. 3, 2002, Indianapolis.
Born June 26, 1912, in Shelby County, d/o  George and Catherine (Callahan) Kuhn.  Married  Lowell Russell Stiers  on Dec. 5, 1939.  Preceded her in death, March 1973.
Survivors include two sons, Richard George Stiers  of Stacy, Minn., Kenneth Lowell Stiers  of Manilla; one daughter, Kathryn Louise Theobald  of Indianapolis; one brother, Clyde E. Kuhn  of Waldron; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death by one daughter, Janet Lynn Stiers, and two brothers, Chester Kuhn  and  Lawrence Kuhn.
Homemaker.  Lived most of her adult life in Rush County.
Attended Manilla High School.
Member of Zion United Church of Christ, where she played the piano for many years.
Carmony-Ewing Broadway Funeral Home, 232 W. Broadway St., with the Rev. Dr. Mary Lundgren.
Burial:  Zion Cemetery in Shelby County.
Contributions:  Ruth Lilly Hospice.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming  for Christal Callahan Culp*

The  Shelbyville  Republican
Monday October 23, 1944
Page 2 column 2
          A baby girl born to  Mr. and Mrs. Lowell Stiers, of Orange township, Rush county, died at Major hospital Saturday morning shortly after birth. Funeral services will be in charge of D. E. Carmony.

Tuesday October 24, 1944
Page 6 column 3
Rites Are Conducted For Janet Lynne Stiers
          Funeral services were held Monday morning at 10:30 o’clock at the home of  Mr. and Mrs. Lowell Stiers, of Orange township, Rush county, for their infant daughter, Janet Lynne, who died shortly after birth Saturday at W.S. Major hospital.  Burial was made in the Zion Evangelical Church cemetery.
Contributed by Barb Huff  for Christal Callahan Culp*

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