Margie Joyce Stockert, 77, passed away Sunday, January 16, 2022. She was born August 16, 1944, in Angola to the late Bufford and Patsy (Gibson) Patton.
Margie graduated from Butler High School.
Margie married Steve Stockert February 17, 1989, in Auburn; they shared 33 years together.
Margie had worked at Magnavox for several years and then retired from Dura Automotive.
Margie enjoyed being a homemaker, spending time with her children, grandchildren and extended family, being a foster parent and reading.
Margie was a member of Crossroads of Zion Church.
Margie is survived by husband, Steve of Butler; sons, Victor (Freda) Neuman of Kendallville, Jerry (Christy) Neuman of Kendallville, Kenny (Mandy) Creager of Osseo, Michigan and Preston Steven Wayne Neuman at home; daughters, Sue (Pat) Simmons of Butler and Patty (Mickey) Johnson of Whitesboro, Texas; 34 grandchildren; and 28 great grandchildren; brothers; Noah (Karen) Patton of Corunna and Johnny Patton, Sr. of Waterloo.
Margie was preceded in death by her parents; granddaughter, Amanda Neuman; grandson, Matthew Miller; great granddaughter, Abby Reid; sisters; Mindy (Bolen) Foster and Nadene (Patton) Davis; four brothers; Forest Bolen, Jr., Bufford Patton, Jr., Steve Patton and Lewis Patton; and parents in law, Effie Pua and Charles Stockert, Sr.
Services will be held at 1 p.m., Sunday, January 23, 2022, at H.E. Johnson & Sons Funeral Home, 212 N. Broadway, Butler with calling one hour prior. Calling is also 1-4 p.m., Saturday, January 22, 2022 at the funeral home. Officiating will be Pastor Eugene Thimlar.
She will be laid to rest at Butler Cemetery.
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