Anita Stock, 85, passed away at Parkview Regional Medical Center on Wednesday, June 1, 2022 with her family at her side. Anita was born and raised on a farm near Hoagland, IN to Herman and Christina (Reiter) Mailand on November 21, 1936. She graduated from (formerly) Hoagland High School in 1954.
Anita sang in the Fort Wayne Lutheran Choir where she met the love of her life, James W. Stock. They were married May 31, 1959, at St John Lutheran Church in Decatur, IN. They then moved to Angola and Anita became an at home mom raising their lovely family. Anita became very active in the Psi Iota Xi Sorority and served as a National Officer several years. She was a member of Calvary Lutheran Church and very active in the choir, served several times on Church Council, Service Coordinator, member of the Ladies Circle, and volunteered where help was needed. She especially enjoyed cooking casseroles for the church that were then taken to the Methodist Church to feed the homeless. She loved to cook and bake. Anita was a very active member of the Silver Sneaker exercising group at YMCA.
Anita is survived by her children, Brenda (Barry) Harter, Mount Vernon, WA., Karen (Rusty) Petersen, Anacortes, WA., Kevin (Cindy) Stock, Fort Wayne, IN, Diane Webb, New Orleans, grandchildren, Savannah (Michael) Roby, Dallas (Hannah) Webb, Lucas Webb, Taylor (Kirsten) Stock, Logan Stock, Gavin Stock, brother Eugene (Shirley) Mailand.
Deceased family members include her loving husband of 58 years, Jim, who passed in 2017, parents Herman and Christina Mailand, sister Gertrude Young, brother Wilmer Mailand, and sister Dorothy Konow.
Visitation will be on Thursday, June 9, 2022 at H.E. Johnson and Sons Funeral Home, Angola from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Funeral service will be on Friday, June 10, 2022 at 11:00 am at Calvary Lutheran Church (1301 Williams St, Angola, IN 46703) with Pastor Daryl Emory officiating with visitation one hour prior. Burial will follow at Circle Hill Cemetery.
Donations in memory of Anita may be made to Calvary Lutheran Church, Board of Directors Legacy Fund at Steuben County Community Foundation, or to the donor’s choice.
Arrangements entrusted by H.E. Johnson and Sons Funeral Home, Angola.
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