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Obituary: Eric H.J. Stahlhut, Elkhart

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Eric H.J. Stahlhut

Eric H. J. Stahlhut, 48, of Elkhart, died Monday, June 9, 2014, in Angola.

He was born Oct. 20, 1965.

His parents predeceased him.

Eric was a graduate of Bowdoin College and Georgetown University Law Center, with a law degree from St. Louis University. He was a lawyer at Barnes & Thornburg and was recently selected for inclusion for the fourth consecutive year in the Best Lawyers in America.

In addition, Eric was a frequent presenter and lecturer on labor and employment issues to many local chambers of commerce, industrial guilds, the Indiana State Bar Association and several other local and national organizations. He was a board member and the membership director for the Michiana Human Resource Association.

Among his colleagues, clients and friends, Eric was deeply admired for his professionalism, gentlemanly character, courtesy and friendly attitude.

Eric was an avid Detroit Red Wings hockey fan and traveled to Detroit regularly to see them play.

A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Trinity United Methodist Church, 2715 E. Jackson Blvd., Elkhart. The Rev. Karen Bray will officiate. Interment of his remains will take place at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the charity of your choice in memory of Eric.

Stemm-Lawson-Peterson Funeral Home, Elkhart, is entrusted with arrangements.

Online condolences may be sent to www.stemmlawsonpeterson.com.

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