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James Edwin Stierle

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STIERLE, JAMES EDWIN, 68, passed away Thursday, January 10, 2013.

He was born on June 14, 1944, in Louisville. He was an avid tennis player, golfer and grandfather. He was a graduate of the United States Air Force Academy, 3rd Squadron, and served as a B 52 pilot in Vietnam. He was a captain and received many medals and awards, including the Distinguished Flying Cross.

After serving in the military, he attended the University of Louisville law school. Jim was a member of the Kentucky Bar Association, and practiced law with his father and brother. He was a member of St. Paul United Methodist Church.

Jim was preceded in death by his parents, Bertha Evelyn Stierle and Edwin Henry Stierle; his sister-in-law, Billie Stierle; and his cousin, Bobby Hirsbrunner.

Jim is survived by his wife of 36 years, Lorena Mosier Stierle; son and daughter-in-law, Gregory Stierle (Lorna); his daughter and son-in-law, London Summerville (Tim Herbert); five grandchildren, Micaiah, AnaSofia and Ethan Stierle and Evelyn and Charlotte Herbert; his brother, David Stierle and his cousin Paul Hirsbrunner (Vicki).

A service of celebration will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the chapel of Arch L. Heady Russman & Sons, 1201 E. Oak St. with interment at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery Central, near Fort Knox, KY. Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Monday.

Memorial gifts: Visually Impaired Preschool Services (VIPS), 1906 Goldsmith Lane, Louisville, KY 40218 or St. Paul United Methodist Church.


Published in The Courier-Journal from Jan. 12 to Jan. 14, 2013
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