Frank Edward Stemm Sr.

Frank Edward Stemm, Sr.

NEWARK: A funeral service for Frank Edward Stemm, Sr., age 73, of Newark, will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, January 3, at Criss-Schoedinger Funeral Home with Pastor Eric Miller officiating. Burial will take place in Wilson Cemetery.

Frank was born on November 25, 1940 in Newark, Ohio to the late Stanley and Eva Stemm. He passed away on Sunday, December 29, 2013, with his family by his side and in the care of Zusman Hospice at the Ross Heart Hospital located at the Wexner Medical Center at The Ohio State University.

Frank was a graduate of Newark High School. He retired after 30 years of service from Georgia Pacific (formerly St. Regis and Cress Box).

He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Betty M. (Grigsby) Stemm, whom he married September 14, 1962; and by a son, Frank E. Stemm, Jr. of Newark; a daughter, Tammie R. Stemm of Newark; three brothers, Stanley, Harold and Charles Stemm, all of Newark; two sisters, Carolyn and Barb; several nieces and nephews; and his faithful companion, his Teacup Poodle, Teka.

Friends may call from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, January 2, at the funeral home, 179 Granville Street, Newark.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Second Chance Humane Society, PO Box 286, Johnstown, OH 43031.

Please visit www.CrissSchoedinger.com to share a special memory about Frank or to sign an online guest book.


Published in the Advocate on Jan. 1, 2014