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Obituary for John J Stoelting
Obituary for John J. Stoelting John J. Stoelting, 94, of Edwardsport, passed away Tuesday May 31, 2016 at the Good Samaritan Hospital. He was born July 14, 1921 in Rural Bicknell, the son of John H. and Sarah M. Colegrove Stoelting. He married Frances L. Catt on April 22, 1944 and they made their life together for nearly 70 years until her death on February 6, 2014. He served his country during WW II in the 3rd Army, 95th Infantry Division where he was wounded in Cologne Germany. He received the Purple Heart and the Bronze Star. He retired from Crane Naval Depot and was a member of the Federal Employee Union. He was a member of the First Church of God and the DAV Chapter 10. He is survived by his children, Norma J. Steele, Vincennes, Rev. John Michael Stoelting, and his wife Marlys Ann of Evansville, David Lee Stoelting, and his wife Cherie of Vincennes and Joyce M. Stoelting of Vincennes, Grandchildren, Vance R. Steele, Jennifer Lowe, Michelle A. Weber, Chris Stoelting, Angie Lange, Aimee Cummings, Aaron Stoelting and Andrew Stoelting. Nineteen great grandchildren, six great-great grandchildren He was preceded in death by his wife, Frances L. Stoelting, parents, and a sister Ruth M. Kelly. Funeral Services will be conducted Friday June 3, 2016 at 1:00 PM at the Duesterberg-Fredrick Wampler Shaw Chapel with Pastor Georg Karl officiating. He will be laid to rest next to his wife in the Edwardsport IOOF Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 11:00 AM until the time of service at the funeral home. Military honors will be presented by the All Weather Firing Squad. Memorial contributions can be made in his memory to the Church of God in Vincennes or the Forest Hills Wesleyan Church in Evansville.