Edith Stefanich, 83 of Rensselaer, passed away Sunday, April 29, 2012. She was born November 30, 1928 the daughter of Frank and Milla (Robison) Blackwell. Surviving are two sons, Joe and William Stefanich of Valparaiso, two daughters, Ann Marie Stefanich of Valparaiso and Debbie (Robert) Bartelmann of Medaryville and her grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband William August 4, 1987, her parents and her daughter Rose Evelyn Stefanich. Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at 11:00 AM at Bartholomew Funeral Home, Pastor Mike Eddy officiating. Burial will be in Mosier Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday, 10:00 AM until time of services. Memorial Donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.