Obit: Stumpner, Eugene (1934-2010)
Contact: Audrey Roedl
Surnames: Stumpner, Wachsmuth, Burkheimer, Cooper, Ochmichen, Hammel, Aguuilera, Nichols, Kraemer, Garcia
----Source: The Loyal TRG (Loyal,Clark County, Wis 14 Apr 2010)
Stumpner, Eugene (19 JUNE 1034-05 APRIL 2010)
Eugene H. Stumpner, 75, Greenwood, died on Monday, April 5, 2010, at Saint Joseph’s Hospital, Marshfield. Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m., on Thursday, April 8, at Trinity Lutheran Church, Loyal. The Rev. Daniel Zimmerman officiated. Pallbearers were Jeran Oehmiechen, Eugene Stumpner lll, Victor Aguilera, Bill Stumpner, Rick Stumpner and Justin Revane. Honorary pallbearers were Eugene Stumpner Jr., Ramon Aguilera, Dale Hammel, Doug Nichols, Ryan Kraemer, Kurt Oecmichen and Clint Cooper. Burial will be in Pine Valley Cemetery, rural Curtiss, at a later date.
Eugene Harold Stumpner was born on June 19, 1934, in the town of Hoard, rural Owen, to Paul Sr. and Alvira (nee Wachsmuth) Stumpner. He was raised and received his education in Janesville. After his schooling, he worked at the General Motors Plant in Janesville. He entered the U.S. Marine Corps on Aug. 4, 1953, and served during the Korean Conflict until his honorable discharge on Aug. 3, 1956. He returned to Janesville and worked as a farmhand. He married Lila Burkheimer on Oct. 8. 1959, in Dubuque, Iowa. They moved to Whitewater, where he farmed until moving to Abbotsford in 1970.
He worked for H. K. Christiansen as a farmhand until moving to Gilman in 1972 and purchased his own farm. He sold the farm in 1975 and moved to Curtiss, where he resided until moving to Greenwood in 1977. He worked at the Greenwood Feed Mill for 6 years and then at Smith Feed, Loyal, until 1993. He then went to work for Abbyland Beef , Curtiss, until retiring in 1999.
He had many interests, but especially loved spending time with his grandchildren and family, woodworking, fishing, playing sheepshead, reading Western books, cooking, playing the Lottery and the Packers. He was a member of the Loyal American Legion Post #175.
He will dearly be missed by his wife of 50 years, Lila, Greenwood; four sons, Duane Stumpner, Indiana, William, Abbotsford, Eugene Stumpner Jr., Willard, and Richard (Cody) Stumpner, Marshfield; seven daughters, Bonnie (Clint) Cooper, Ladysmith, May (Kurt) Oehmichen, Colby, Jaunita (Dale) Hammel, Abbotsford, Wendy (Ramon) Aguilera, Abbotsford, Roberta (Douglas) Nichols, Gilman, Janice (Ryan) Kraemer, Medford, and Lisa (Jose) Garcia, Spencer; 37 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; Three step-great-grandchildren; nine sisters, Isabelle Brenner, Abbotsford, Kathleen (Bill) Ryba, Boyd, Mary Jane Tracey, Jansville, Barb (Richard) Soback, UUnity, Jenny (Bill) Schuette, Unity, Carolyn (Vic) Smzal, Colby, Cindi (Doug) Hayes, Delavan, Linda (Maurice) Sterkin), Watertown, and Lila (Mick) Thayer, Whitewater; and three brothers, Joe Stumpner, Mosinee, Ken Stumpner, Unity, and Paul (Julie) Stumpner Jr., Owen.
Preceding him in death were his parents; one granddaughter, LaToya Aguuilera; and two brothers, Dale Stumpner and Edwin Stumpner.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.cuddiefh.com .
Cuddie Funeral Home, Loyal assisted the family with arrangements.
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