April 14, 1937-
October 17, 2013
Columbus, GA- Mrs. Takie Stauffer, 76 of Columbus, GA, passed away at her home, October 17,2013. She was born April 14, 1937 in Shinga-Ken, Japan, to the late Jintaro and Chiku Hosomizo.
Takie fell in love with Donald Stauffer in Japan while he was on R & R from the Vietnam conflict. They were married in Japan and lived in many places. Donald retired from the Army and they decided to make Columbus their home. Mrs. Stauffer worked for Swift Textiles until her retirement.
Along with her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband Donald F. Stauffer. Survivors include one son; Donald L. Stauffer and his wife Toni of Columbus, five grandchildren; Donald Stauffer, Michelle Bird, Robert Durham, Zane Stauffer, and Melea Stockdaile.
Visitation will be Sunday October 20, 2013 2:00-4:00 PM, with the Funeral service Monday October 21, 2013, 10:30 AM, at Striffler - Hamby Chapel, 4071 Macon RD. Columbus, GA. Burial will be at Fort Benning, Main Post Cemetery following the service. Rev. Mike Reeves will be officiating the service, according to Striffler - Hamby. Condolences may be offered at www.shcolumbus.com.
Published in Columbus Ledger-Enquirer on Oct. 19, 2013