Stacy R. Midkiff

July 22, 1952 ~ October 16, 2020 (age 68)


Stacy R. Midkiff, 68 of Whiting, passed away peacefully on the morning of Friday, October 16, 2020 at the Hammond-Whiting Care Center. He is survived by his beloved wife of 47 years, Benita “Bonnie” Midkiff (nee Horvatich); loving father of Corey Midkiff and Keriann Midkiff; adoring grandpa of Ashlynn and Adelynn; cherished son of Doris (Bartlett) Midkiff and the late Alvin Midkiff; dear brother-in-law of Belinda Kovacik; nieces and nephews. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Vic Midkiff.

Private funeral services were held, there was no visitation. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Baran Funeral Home, 1235-119th St., Whiting. Expressions of sympathy may be placed on-line at

Stacy Midkiff was born on July 22, 1952 and was a lifelong resident of the Whiting-Robertsdale Community. He was a graduate of George Rogers Clark High School, Class of 1970 and was a retiree of the LTV Steel Co., East Chicago with a service of 30 years. Stacy enjoyed life. He loved to play his guitar and do “paint by number' paintings, He enoyed the outdoors and loved to go fishing. He was an avid billiards player and motorcycle enthusiast, spending as much time in his younger years on his Harly-Davidson Sportster. A devoted and loving husband, dad and grandpa, Stacy will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him. In lieu of flowers, memorials to either the Whiting Food Pantry or the Whiting “Gimme Shelter” (for Pets) would be appreciated.

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Private funeral services have been held.

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