Nila N. Stagner

February 11, 1939 ~ February 5, 2023 (age 83) 83 Years Old
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Nila Stagner Obituary

Nila N. Stagner went to be with the Lord on Sunday, February 5, 2023.  She was 83 years old and a resident of Iola, KS.  She was born in Stinesville, IN on February 11, 1939 to the late Roy and Katherine (Stafford) Smith.  She married Jobe M. Stagner on June 17, 1961 and he passed away on Nov. 10, 2007.

Nila is survived by her two daughters; Joy N. (Howard) Dudley of Pratt, KS. and Angela L. (Jack) Hancock of Iola, KS.  Also surviving are four grandchildren; James A. Hancock, Andrew Wilit, John M. Dudley, and Alicia Germany and eleven great- grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents,  husband Jobe, two sisters and one brother.

Nila graduated with a BS Degree in Education in 1960 from Frankfurt Pilgrim College of Frankfurt, IN.  She was a teacher for Kindergarten and Special Needs students.  She also had worked as an admitting clerk in three different cities; Arkansas City, KS., Greenfield, IN., and Lima, OH.  She retired from Wal-Mart in Tucson, AZ.

She enjoyed her walk with the Lord especially in her music.  She also enjoyed family and especially taking care of her grandchildren and great- grandchildren.  

Services will be held Saturday, February 11, 2023 at Brickner Funeral Home in Van Wert, OH. with Pastor Kelly Klubek officiating.  

Viewing will be from 10 am and the funeral service will begin at noon at the funeral home.  Burial will follow in Van Wert Woodland Cemetery.

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February 11, 2023

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Brickner Funeral Home
419 S. Washington St
Van Wert, OH 45891

Funeral Service
February 11, 2023

12:00 PM
Brickner Funeral Home
419 S. Washington St
Van Wert, OH 45891


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