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David L. Stahl

June 24, 1937 July 13, 2007
David L. Stahl
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Winnebago - David L. Stahl, 70, of Winnebago, died Friday night, July 13, 2007, in SwedishAmerican Hospital, Rockford, after a short illness. Born June 24, 1937, in Rockford, the son of Lawrence and Ruth (Peterson) Stahl. He graduated from Winnebago High School in 1955. David married Patricia Ann Brown on July 11, 1964, in Willow Creek Church, Caledonia. He began dairy farming with his parents at age four. David and Pat farmed together in rural Winnebago since 1965. He was a member of Middle Creek Presbyterian Church, the Winnebago County Farm Bureau, Illinois Holstein Association and Boone-Winnebago Holstein Club. He was an avid reader and lifelong learner. A devoted family man, he also extended his fatherly love and wisdom to his nieces, nephews and agricultural trainees.

David is lovingly survived by his wife, Pat Stahl of Winnebago; daughters, Jill (Brian) Stahl-Tyler of Vermont, Jodi (Albert) Lenkaitis of Winnebago and Jann Stahl of Massachusetts; grandchildren, Ellie Lenkaitis and Nathaniel and Ryan Tyler; brother, Gary (Joyce) Stahl of Winnebago; uncle, Rudolph Peterson of Pecatonica and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

David was predeceased by his parents.

Funeral Information

Celebration of life is at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, July 17, 2007, in Middle Creek Presbyterian Church, 12473 Montague Rd., Winnebago, with the Rev. Anita Stuart-Steva officiating. Burial in Middle Creek Cemetery, in Winnebago. Visitation 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Monday, July 16, 2007, in Genandt Funeral Home, 602 N. Elida St., Winnebago.
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