Jack L. Stodgell

September 10, 1938 ~ September 13, 2021 (age 83) 83 Years Old


Jack L. Stodgell, 83, of Peru passed away at 10:30 p.m., Monday, September 13, 2021 at home.

Born on September 10, 1938 in Wabash, he was the son of the late Clayton and Okla Elizabeth (Sommers) Stodgell.

He married Tina Stodgell in 1984.  She preceded him in death on February 10, 2021.

Jack formerly owned and operated City Tire.  For the last 38 years he owned and operated Stodgell’s Construction.

He was active as a Lay Witness, in Gideons and on several Mission trips over the years.

Survivors include children Fran Walker of Amboy, Chris Breedlove (Patty) of Amboy and Darlene Garrett of Florida, brother, Conrad Stodgell of Amboy, sister, Beverly Bennett of Columbia City.  His grandchildren are Bobby Willis, Elizabeth Kinzie, Jessamyn Burnett, Stephanie McKee, Chad Stodgell, Jerilynn Scott, Steven Breedlove, Joshua Walker, Jessica Brinneman and 17 great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his son, Terry Stodgell and his brother, Ed Stodgell.

Services will be at 4:00 p.m., Sunday, September 19, 2021, at Riverview Funeral Home, 421 W. Canal St., Peru with visitation from 2:00 p.m. until the time of the service.

Graveside Services will be at 10:00 a.m., Monday, September 20, 2021, at Parklawn Cemetery in Amboy.

Memorial contributions can be made to your local church in memory of Jack.

Jack’s online guestbook is available and condolences can be shared with the family at

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September 19, 2021

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Riverview Funeral Home
421 West Canal Street
Peru, IN 46970

Graveside Service
September 20, 2021

10:00 AM
Parklawn Cemetery


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