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“Dixie was a good loving person very hard working. we worked together for many years at National Plastic Corp.she will be missed. Rest in peace Dixie. ”
1 of 7 | Posted by: Annie Creutz - Fort Wayne, IN

“She will be missed always and always in my heart ”
2 of 7 | Posted by: Shanan Smith - Family Friend

“She was a wonderful woman and always a joy to talk to and hang out with she will be missed we send our love to everybody in the family from the Smith...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Keven Smith - Fort Wayne, IN

“So sorry for your lost. We will be praying for your family. She was a sweet lady. ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: Carolyn Stouder Streby - Goshen, IN

“Thank you for being sure a great role model in my life. You and I would have our little arguments at time, but I wouldn't change for nothing. I...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Hope Scribner - Fort Wayne, IN

“You are missed by me and many others. You are with Darwin and your mom and dad. I am sure you are camping in heaven.I love you ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: Jeffrey Laymon - Jacksonville, FL

“I'll miss you I'm glad you got to meet baby Ethan and my soon to be husband John Lawrence. You were always so kind and saw the good in everyone. I...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Stephanie Rutledge - Fort Wayne, IN

Dixie M. Stouder, 83, passed away Sunday, August 13, 2017 in Fort Wayne. Born in Fort Wayne, Dixie worked with Seyferts and most recently with Plastics Composites Co. where she retired. She was a member of Community of Christ Church, and an active volunteer at Parkview Randallia. Surviving are her son, Jeff Laymon of Jacksonville, FL; step-son, David (Brenda) Stouder of Columbia City; step-daughter, Susan (Mike) Frantz of Columbia City, IN; special friends, Ed and Diana Demarco of Fort Wayne; 11 grandchildren; 28 great grandchildren; 1 great-great grandson; and son-in-law, Rick Rutledge. Dixie was preceded in death by her husband, Darwin Stouder; parents, Ned and Laura Mae Tarney; son, Jason Laymon; daughter, Lisa Rutledge; 1 great-grandson and her brother, Nedrick Tarney. Service is 3:00 pm, Saturday, August 26, 2017 at Community of Christ Church, 3223 Hobson Rd with calling 2 hours prior beginning at 1:00 pm. Memorials may be made to the Community of Christ Church. To sign the online guest book, go to