Nancy Carlene Huffman


Nancy Carlene Huffman, 76 of Bainbridge, passed away on Tuesday, May 7, 2019.  She was born on September 29, 1942 to the late Carl George and Cecilia (Evrard) Stoyeff in St. Louis, Missouri. Nancy married Alton Lyn Huffman on December 23, 1960 at St. John’s Lutheran in Arnold, Missouri. He preceded her in death.

Nancy was a 1960 graduate of Fox High School in Arnold, Missouri, where she made life long friends and she often shared stories of her favorite time of life..  She worked as the Town Clerk of Cloverdale for one term. She attended DePauw University and received her EMT certification in 1979. She received extension credits at Vincennes University in 1984, and then attended Indiana Vocational Technical College where she was on the Dean’s list for four quarters and received her LPN.  She started working at Putnam County Hospital on the Med/Surg floor as a CNA, and then transferred to ER as an EMT for Putnam County Operation Life. She later retired from the Plainfield Juvenile Correctional Facility. Upon retirement she worked for a short time at the Asbury Towers Retirement Facility in Greencastle.  Nancy was a member of Peace Lutheran Church in Greencastle. She enjoyed fishing, gardening, and when she was younger she loved camping, water skiing, and riding bikes. She was an  avid seamstress, loved music, singing, dancing, and dearly loved her grandchildren. Her philosophy was “You can do anything you put your mind to”, which she lived by example.

She is survived by; Son, Robert (Melissa), and their children, Amie (Christian Jr.) Easton, Avery (Ian) Kempf, Haley (Wesley) Smith, Daniel, Shelby, John, Aaron, Mark, Jacy, Riley, Cagney, Montgomery, Luke, Silas, and Zachariah Huffman, and daughter-in-law, Kandi Huffman, and children, Michael Goode, Nicole Barnes and Shane Huffman. 11 great grandchildren, sisters, Sandy (Steve Slavik) Vance, and Patricia Chambers, brother, Carl G. Stoyeff  Jr,(Kristen), 8 nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by; her parents, husband, son, Kenneth Huffman, and great granddaughter, Laney Easton.

Funeral service will be at 1:00 PM, Saturday, May 11, 2019 at Peace Lutheran Church, 1421 S. Bloomington Street, Greencastle, IN 46135, with Pastor Matt Schneider officiating. Burial will follow in Bainbridge Cemetery.  Friends may visit with the family on Saturday from 11:00-1:00 at the church.

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  • Mike Hyneman Sr

    Bob and Melissa, we are so sorry to learn of the passing of your Mom. She was a spunky lady that was always full of life . I enjoyed the times we were together when I lived in Cloverdale. She will be missed by all of us. Please know that with your Mom’s faith in God that she is in a much better place with no pain. My thoughts and prayers are with you through this difficult time. God Bless each of you.