Thursday, October 9, 2008

Clemence 'Clem' Stollenwerk

Sturtevant - Clem Stollenwerk, 94, died in Harmony of Racine Living Center on Thursday, October 9, 2008, surrounded by his loving family. Clem was born in Paris Township in Kenosha County on August 9, 1914, the son of the late Oscar and Anna (nee: Miller) Stollenwerk.

On November 20, 1937, in St. Sebastian Catholic Church he was united in marriage to the former Alice J. Dam who preceded him in death on July 7, 2006. Mr. Stollenwerk. had been employed by the Tree Tool Co. He was a longtime member of St. Sebastian Catholic Church. He served on the Sturtevant Planning Committee and a volunteer for Toys for Tots. Mr. Stollenwerk enjoyed; bowling, gardening, woodworking, wine making, traveling, square dancing and playing cards. His greatest enjoyment came from spending time with his family.

Surviving are his children, Judy (Peter) Calvino, Gene (Sharon) Stollenwerk all of Sturtevant, Linda (Bob) Inslee of Dade City, FL, and Debbie (Dick) Ryan of Franksville; 12 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; brother Earl (Shirley) Stollenwerk of Paris Township, sister Ethel Willkomm of Mt. Pleasant; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. In addition to his wife and parents, Mr. Stollenwerk was preceded in death by his great grandson Jonathan, a brother and three sisters.

The Funeral Mass for Mr. Stollenwerk will be held in St. Sebastian Catholic Church, 3126-95th St., on Monday, October 13,, at 10 a.m. with Rev. Paul Raczynski officiating. Visitation will be in the funeral home on Sunday from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. and in the church on Monday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the Mass. Private entombment will be held in West Lawn Memorial Park. The family has suggested memorials to Hospice Alliance.

A heartfelt note of thanks to the entire staff of Harmony of Racine and Hospice Alliance, especially Dad’s “special angel” Angie, for the compassionate care and loving support that was so warmly extended to us all. God bless all of you.

4600 County Line Rd., Racine (262) 552-9000

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