Larry Stordeur, 76, lifelong resident of Howard, died Wednesday, May 28, 2014. He was born July 16, 1937, in Duck Creek to the late Cleon and Ethel (Gilson) Stordeur.
On July 7, 1956, Larry married Mary Ronski at St. Agnes Catholic Church. Together they owned and operated Stordeur Excavating and Stordeur Sanitation. Larry was also a private contractor for the local telephone company for over 30 years. He was lifelong member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Parish. Larry was very proud of being an usher there for many years. He was a former member of the Pulaski Knights of Columbus. Larry enjoyed polka music and spending time with his dog, Peanut.
Larry is survived by his wife, Mary; his children, Cindi (Mike) DeGroot, Don (Joan) Stordeur, Bob Stordeur, Jerry Stordeur and Julie, Dale (Wendy) Stordeur, Wayne Stordeur, Ken Stordeur and Amy, Scott (Jill) Stordeur, Missy (Marc) Jansen, and Rob (Leann) Stordeur; his grandchildren, Jamie, Julie, Denise, Kim, Matt, Mark, Jessica, Brett, Chase, Nicole, Victoria, Joey, Alex, Timmy, Brandon, Katie, Everett, Chandler, and Carson; eleven great-grandchildren; his brother, Billy Stordeur; and many brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law.
Friends may call at Blaney Funeral Home, 1521 Shawano Ave. from 3 to 8 p.m. Sunday. A Parish Wake Service will be held at 7 p.m. Sunday. Friends may also call at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 2597 Glendale Ave. (one quarter mile east of the corner of Cardinal Ln. and Glendale Ave.), from 9 to 10 a.m. Monday. The Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at the church with Rev. John Bergstadt officiating. Burial will be in St. John the Baptist Cemetery. To send online condolences, please go to www.BlaneyFuneralHome.com
A memorial fund has been established in Larry's name.
Larry's family would like to extend a special thank you to the entire staff of Southern Care, especially to Jackie.