Leota M. "Peggy" Stark, age 83, of Greencastle, formerly of Winona, Minnesota, passed away Saturday at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis, IN.

Born September 14, 1924, in Beroun, Minnesota, she was the daughter of Lambert Edward and Eva Hazel (Miller) Odendahl. She was a graduate of Pine City High School, Pine City, MN.

She married Raymond Poferl and he preceded her in death in June of 1977. She married LeRoy "Roy" Stark in February of 1978 and he survives.

Mrs. Stark had been a homemaker.

Survivors include her husband; three daughters, Kate Epstein and husband, David of East Hampton, NY, Joan Leirer of Bloomington, IN, and Mary Kertzman and husband, Randy of Greencastle; three grandchildren, Lilly Epstein and Grace Epstein of NY, and Raphael Epstein of HI; seven brothers and sisters, Raymond Edward "Bud" Odendahl and wife, Maxine of Pine City, MN, Ramona "Toots" Odendahl of Pine City, MN, Shirley Elaine Odendahl of St. Paul, MN, Earl Germaine Odendahl and wife, Joanne of Pine City, MN, Paul Lambert Odendahl and wife, Janet of TN, Keith William Odendahl of CO, and Joan Marie Curran of St. Paul, MN, two stepchildren, Barbara (Tom) Rosaasen and Bill Stark, both from CA; several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Raymond Poferl, four brothers, Alvin Robert, Clair "Skeet", Robert Virgil , and an infant Odendahl.

Memorial services will be held in Minnesota at a later date. Bittles and Hurt Funeral Home, Greencastle, IN. is assisting with arrangements.

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