Delores A. Stewart known to hometown friends as “Ann”, 82 of Bloomington, passed away on January 5, 2020 at Hearthstone Health Campus Bloomington. Delores was born February 10, 1937 in Orleans, Indiana to the late Glenn and Ruby (Wells) Simmons.
Delores was a member of Sherwood Oaks Christian Church. She attended Indiana University where she earned her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Elementary Education. She had a fulfilling career teaching second grade at Childs Elementary School where she retired. Long after her career was over, Delores often spoke about the many pupils she taught. Delores loved each and every student.
Delores loved good food and socializing with friends. She never knew a stranger and had a wonderful smile that could light up a room.
Survivors include her daughter Sheri Stewart Potasnik and her husband Todd of Noblesville, daughter-in-law Margaret “Peggy” Stewart of Lynn Haven, Florida; grandchildren, Brian (Hannah) Stewart, Matthew Potasnik (Sarah), and Raeann Potasnik-Sanders (Vann), a great grandson Hank Potasnik and great granddaughter Katherine Potasnik.
Delores was preceded in death by her parents, husband of 49 years Dr. Drew S. Stewart and brother Donald Wells Simmons.
Visitation will be Friday, January 10, 2020 from 9 am until 11:00 am with services immediately following. All will be held at Sherwood Oaks Christian Church, 2700 E. Rogers Road, Bloomington. Burial will follow at Valhalla Memory Gardens.
Contributions in Delores’ memory may be made to Sherwood Oaks Christian Church.