John Alexander Stiglitz Sr., 87, of Orange, CA, formally of East Chicago, IN, passed away February 12, 2021 peacefully at home with family by his side. He was preceded in death by his loving wife Patricia Lee (Smith) of 38 years. A beloved father of Johnny (Laurie) of Orange, CA; Jeana (Mark) Souders of Murrieta, CA; Janice (Tim) Ciesco of Craig, CO; and Jeffery (Pamela) of Port Charlotte, FL. He was grandfather of 11 grandchildren, 5 step-grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren, and 1 step-great-grandchild. He is survived by his sisters, Julie (Bud) Artim of Lowell, IN; Kathleen Scotia of Huntington Beach, CA; brother Ed (late Linda) Stiglitz of Chelsea, MI and sisters-in-law Marci (late Robert) Stiglitz of Huntington Beach, CA; and Ceil (late Homer) Smith of Whiting, IN. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
John was a resident of California for 60 years. He served in the United States Navy. He enjoyed spending his time at the beach and fishing in the High Sierras. He was a life-long Notre Dame and Cubs fan. John will be deeply missed by his children, who he loved dearly.
A service at Holy Sepulcher in Orange, CA is planned.
We will miss you, Dad.
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