Charles F. Stumpf, 87, of Norwalk, passed away Thursday, March 21, 2013, in Firelands Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, New London.
He was born Oct. 18, 1925, in Norwalk, son of the late Paul Christian and Hazel Amabel (Suhr) Stumpf. He graduated from Norwalk High School in 1943.
He was a WWII veteran serving in the Army, Company B, 363rd Infantry Regiment, 91st. Infantry Division E.T.O. (Italy) from December 1943 to February 1946. He was proud to have served his country and enjoyed his Honor Flight trip last June to the WWII Memorial. It was the high light of his summer.
Charles was a farmer, truck driver and manager for Jennings Ready Mix until his retirement.
In retirement he enjoyed being in Florida. He did may crafts and activities with his community at Chula Vista Landings, Ruskin, Fla., where he was on the board of directors.
Charles was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and great-great-grandfather. He is survived by his children, Sarah Jane (Charles) Berner, of Highland Heights, Ohio, Nancy Jean (Larry) Weisenberger, Betty Joan (Randy) Miller, of Norwalk, Charles F. Stumpf Jr., of New London, and William John (Judy) Stumpf, of Norwalk; 14 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 48 years, Jane Elizabeth Knoll Stumpf in 1996.
Memorial services will be 1:30 p.m. Saturday, March 23, at Walker Funeral Home, 98 W. Main St., Norwalk. Inurnment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Stein Hospice Service, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870.
Condolences may be shared at edwalkerfuneralhome.com.