Stephen W. Koontz 1
- Born: 6 Dec 1956, Huntington, Huntington County, Indiana, USA
- Died: 11 Dec 2007, Big Lake, Noble County, Indiana at age 51
STEPHEN W. KOONTZ, 51, a resident of Big Lake, Noble County died from an apparent drowning when he broke through the ice. He was recovered from Big Lake Tuesday evening December 11.
He was born December 6, 1956 in Huntington, IN a son of Kenneth M. and Nancy (Shenefield) Koontz. His formative years were spent in Etna-Troy Twp. He completed his schooling at the Columbia City Joint High School.
He was currently employed by Metalcraft in Wawaka where he began in August of 1995. He was formally employed by Syracuse Rubber, Syracuse, IN. He was an avid fisherman and an experienced lure craftsman.
Surviving relatives include his mother, Nancy Coverstone of North Manchester, father, Kenneth Koontz of Sidney; step brothers; Rex Coverstone , Ormas, Dennis Coverstone, Fort Wayne and Jeffrey (Robyn) Coverstone , Columbia City; a half sister, Carrisa Coverstone, North Webster.
He was preceded in death by an infant half brother, Travis Coverstone.
The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, December 15, 2007 at Smith and Sons Funeral Home, Columbia City with Rev. Kevin Dunlop of First Church of the Nazarene, Huntington, officiating. The visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home.
For those who wish, memorials may be made to Final Funeral Expenses c/o Smith and Sons Funeral Home. 1