The Washington Times-Herald


July 23, 2013

Stella Pieper

July 15, 1927 - July 19, 2013

EDWARDSPORT — Stella Mae Pieper, 86, passed away at Good Samaritan Hospital Friday.

Born July 15, 1927, in Fritchton, Stella was the daughter of Don and Bessie (Like) Goodwin. They preceded her, as well as her husband, Martin Pieper.

Stella was a member of the Bethel Church in Freelandville, and its Friendly Circle Sunday School Class. She had served as President of the Women’s Guild, and was active in North Knox Social Ministries. Stella was a homemaker, and earlier in her life, had worked in the lab at Good Samaritan Hospital.

Surviving is her daughter, Carolyn Pieper of Vincennes; her son Don (Susette) Pieper of Bicknell; a sister, Robertine Hatton of Vincennes; a sister-in-law, Gertrude Hagemeier of Westphalia; grandchildren, Randy (Alicia) Pieper of Princeton, Russell Pieper of Bicknell, and Carrie (Phillip) Coleman of Morristown, Tenn.; and great-grandchildren, Madison Riker and Evan Martin Pieper, both of Princeton.

Calling hours were Monday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., at Goodwin Funeral Home, 524 Broadway. The family will also receive friends today from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at Bethel Church, Freelandville. The funeral will begin at 10:30 a.m. at the church. Interment will be in the church cemetery.

Donations may be made to the Freelandville Community Home. Online condolences may be sent to the family through

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