Mr. Wilbur Franklin Stimmel, Sr., 84, of Thurmont, died unexpectedly on Saturday, February 8, 2014 at Frederick Memorial Hospital. He was the loving husband of nearly 64 years to Marie Stimmel. |
Born December 24, 1929 in Frederick, he was the son of the late Morris Stimmel and Carrie B. Moser.
Mr. Stimmel formerly worked as a maintenance foreman for the Thurmont Shoe Company. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and a member of the Thurmont American Legion Post #168 and the Thurmont Amvets Post #7.
In addition to his wife, Mr. Stimmel is survived by two sons, Wilbur F. Stimmel, Jr. and wife, Jody, of Thurmont; and Scott Stimmel and wife, Darlene, of Charles Town, WV; five grandchildren, Amanda, Joe, Teagan, James and Nina; four great-grandchildren, Nicholas, J.J., Karina and Mya; and many nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, February 12, 2014 at Stauffer Funeral Homes, P.A., 104 E. Main St., Thurmont, where a memorial service will begin at 3 p.m. Officiating will be the Rev. Tim May.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the
, 217 E. Redwood St., 23rd Floor, Baltimore, MD 21202; or to the
, 2002 Clipper Park Rd., Baltimore, MD 21211.
Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at www.staufferfuneralhome.com.
Published in The Frederick News-Post on Feb. 11, 2014