Kenneth Wayne Stahl, 86, of Creston, died peacefully on Monday morning, Nov. 28, 2016 at Altercare of Wadsworth after a brief illness.
Kenny was born Feb. 15, 1930 in Creston to the late Lester and Della (Peppard) Stahl and married Greta Vannoy on Dec. 24, 1954 and she survives. He was proud to be a Korean War Veteran having served in the U.S. Army from 1948 – 1952 having served two of those years in Korea. He retired from the Crislip Corp. in Creston in 1992 and had made his home in Creston all of his life. He was a life member of Creston Moose Lodge 1224, was a member of Creston American Legion Post 497 and attended Creston-Canaan United Methodist Church. Kenny loved fishing and having fish fries for his family and friends who will miss him greatly.
Surviving are his wife, Greta; his 6 children; LaDonna (Carl) Pittman of Beallsville; Terry Stahl, Kim (Mark) Suppes, Rich (Becky) Stahl, Tommer (Lisa) Stahl and Taya (Aaron) Huth all of Creston; 22 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren with one on the way; a sister, Gertrude Gorey of Burbank and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Arthur and Raymond Stahl and two infant brothers and sisters, Edith Henderson, Pauline Huffman, Katie Carver and Betty Balder.
Services will be Thursday at 11:00 a.m. at Murray Funeral Home in Creston with Pastor Deb Quillen and John Murray officiating. Burial will be in Creston Maple Mound Cemetery. Friends may call Wednesday from 4-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Tributes may be shared at www.Murray-Funeral-Home.com Memorials contributions may be made to Creston Moose Lodge, PO Box 385, Creston, OH 44217.
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Name: Terri Click
Our sympathy extended to the Stahl family. Kenny was a quiet
individual who loved family.
May memories help you through the upcoming healing time.
Greta, you have been a grand example of wife and care giver.
Also, you have stayed true to your wedding vows "until death do us part".
May God be your strength and support through the coming days.
God bless your entire family.
Terri Click & Family
Name: Michael Murphy
Soldier, rest! thy warfare o'er,
Sleep the sleep that knows not breaking;
Dream of battled fields no more,
Days of danger, nights of waking.
Praying for you and your family Tom so sorry for your loss I know this is a very stressful time if there is anything I can do please reach out
Name: Lloyd and Cindy Eshler
Stahl Family, Our deepest sympathy.In our thoughts and prayers. Lloyd and Cindy Eshler
I wish I could be there with my extended family. All the McIlvaines are so sad to hear of our dear friend's passing. What a gem in so many ways. Greta, I wish I could be there to hold your hand as you held mine. My heart is heavy...love to all. Nan
Name: Wooster Wayne Chapter DAR
The Wooster Wayne Chapter of DAR would like to extend our deepest sympathy to your family in the loss of your loved one. We are very grateful for Kenneth's service to our country. Patriots are what keep our nation free. May God Bless you and comfort your family at this difficult time.
Name: Janet Lee
Rich & family, my deepest sympathies to all in your family. Will be thinking of you all.