DONALD STOPPENHAGEN, 82, of New Haven, died on Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013, at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne. Born in Cleveland, Ohio he was the son of the late Fred and Frieda Stoppenhagen. He was a member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Fort Wayne. He served his country in the U.S. Army. Don retired as chief clerk for the Fort Wayne Division of NIPSCO after 42 years. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Maxine; daughter, Karen Rogers of New Haven; grandson, Matthew (Stefanie) Rogers of Fort Wayne; and sister, Janet Stoppenhagen of Fort Wayne. Memorial service is 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013, at E. Harper & Son Funeral Home, 740 St. Rd. 930 E., New Haven, with calling one hour prior to service. The Rev. Steven Ensley officiating. Preferred memorials to Bethlehem Lutheran Church. For online condolences please visit

POSTED: 10/22/13 at 9:10 am. FILED UNDER: Obits