May Stinson

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May B. "Molly" Stinson

May B. "Molly" Stinson, 94, Appleton, passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 24, 2014. She was born September 2, 1919, in England, the only child of Joseph and Florence (Monk) Warner. May and her family moved to Chicago when she was two years old. On July 8, 1936, she married the love of her life, Scott Stinson, and he preceded her in death by 6 weeks on April 6, 2014. After retirement, Scott and May moved to Lake Placed, Florida in 1984, and returned to Wisconsin in 2004. May was a loving, kind mother who enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren. She also enjoyed tap dancing, even up to her last days. She also could beat anybody in a game of Yatzee! She will be dearly missed by all who knew her.

May is survived by her loving children: Art (Fiancée Katherine) Stinson, Florida/North Carolina; Scott (Janita) Stinson, Indiana; Gary Stinson, Fond du Lac; Nancy (Ken) Rheingans, Appleton; 12 grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren; 2 great-great grandchildren; and many other family members and friends.

May was preceded in death by her parents and Scott's siblings: Joe (Gertrude) Stinson, Esther (Steve) Sisulak and Ella Mary (Jake) Frederickson.

Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, May 31, 2014, at First Congregational United Church of Christ, 724 East South River Street, Appleton, with Rev. Jane Anderson officiating. Visitation will be at the church on Saturday from 1:00 p.m. until the time of the service. Entombment will be in Wisconsin Memorial Park, Brookfield. To sign the guestbook, please visit In lieu of flowers, please send donations in May's name to Theda Care at Home Hospice.

The Stinson family would like to express a special thank you to the staffs at Theda Care at Home Hospice and Cherry Meadows for their excellent care and compassion given to our mother. And also to Dr. Dernlan and his nurses for the great care given through the years to both of our parents.

Mom, we are glad you are back together with dad. Enjoy all of your tap dancing in heaven! We love you and will miss you until we meet again.


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Verkuilen-Van Deurzen Family Funeral Home
101 Canal Street
Little Chute, WI 54140
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Published in Appleton Post-Crescent from May 26 to May 28, 2014
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