Ronald "Skip" Stamm, 74, of Sandusky, died early Thursday morning, June 7, 2007, in Firelands Regional Medical Center, Main Campus, after a brief illness.
He was born March 29, 1933, in Sandusky. He served as a light aircraft helicopter mechanic with the U.S. Army. After an honorable discharge, he was employed with the Erie Army Ordinance in Port Clinton, which began his lengthy career in the electronics field. He was employed 26 years with the NASA Plum Brook plant and retired in 1993 from the Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Plant in Oak Harbor. After retirement, he was employed as a driver for Firelands Regional Medical Center, and served as a volunteer at the Soup Kitchen and St. Mary's Catholic Church Bingo. He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, AMVETS Post 17, American Legion Post 83, IBEW Local 913 in Toledo, and the former IAB Club. He enjoyed the game of golf and belonged to the Senior League at Mills Golf Course.
Mr. Stamm is survived by his wife, Joan (Kenne) Stamm; five children, Mary (Bill) Roberge of Batavia, Ill., Jeff Stamm of Chandler, Ariz., Cheryl Bakewell of Sandusky, Michael Stamm of Phoenix and Annette Wieber of Sandusky; nine grandchildren, Allison, Jacob, Marcus, Tori, Joey, Ryan (Carissa), Danielle (Brandon), Brent and Jessica; and two great-grandchildren, McKenzie and Lake.
He was preceded in death by his parents, August A. and Elizabeth (Hall) Stamm; and two sisters, Mary Louise Russell and Bette Mehling.
Friends will be received from 2-6 p.m. Sunday in Groff Funeral Home, 1607 E. Perkins Ave., Sandusky, where services will be 9:30 a.m. Monday, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Mary's Catholic Church, 429 Central Ave., Sandusky, with the Rev. Phil Feltman officiating. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary's Catholic Church.
Condolences may be sent to grofffuneralhomes.com.