May 27, 1936 - June 27, 2012
E. Jeanette "Jan" Pressel Stayton, 76, 208 N. Mishawaka St., Akron, died at 3:43 p.m. Wednesday, June 27, 2012, at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne. She was born May 27, 1936, in Pottstown, Pa., to Paul and Iva (Jones) Gordon. On Feb. 14, 1953, she married Don R. Pressel. He passed Feb. 21, 2002. She then remarried Guy Stayton and he survives. She received her nursing degree from Indiana University Kokomo. She worked for Woodlawn Hospital, Peabody Retirement Community, and retired from nursing with Hope Hospice of Fulton County. She attended the Akron Church of God. She was active in shut-in ministry and served as a youth leader for nearly 14 years. She enjoyed flowers as well as helping people. She was a singer, performing in many area churches. Survivors include her husband, Guy Stayton, Akron; a daughter, Donita and husband John Merley, Akron; three sons, Richard and wife Cindy Pressel, Brazil, Rod and wife Kathy Pressel, Middletown, and Randy Pressel, Sullivan; a stepdaughter, Jan and husband Harry Reddick, Texas; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; two sisters, Paula and Herschel Butcher, La Fountaine, and Mary and husband Jack Amber, Logansport; and a brother, Steve Gordon. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Don R. Pressel; two sisters Edie and Gayle; and a brother, George. Funeral service is at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 30, 2012, at the Akron Church of God, 301 S. West St., Akron, with Pastor Terry Canfield officiating. Visitation is from 4-8 p.m. Friday, June 29, 2012, and one hour prior to the service on Saturday at the Akron Church of God. Place of burial is Akron Cemetery. Arrangements have been entrusted to Hartzler Funeral Home, 305 W. Rochester St., Akron. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Akron Church of God and/or Hope Hospice of Fulton County.
E. Jeanette "Jan" Pressel Stayton, 76, 208 N. Mishawaka St., Akron, died at 3:43 p.m. Wednesday, June 27, 2012, at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne. She was born May 27, 1936, in Pottstown, Pa., to Paul and Iva (Jones) Gordon. On Feb. 14, 1953,... View Obituary & Service Information
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