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Beloved father, son, brother and friend, Lionel J. Stober "Lon", 82 years old passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by his family on April 9, 2013.
Lon was the son of David and Sid Stober and was raised in Detroit, MI. He was a proud alumnus of Michigan State and a 1st Lieutenant in the Army from 1951 to 1953. Lon raised his family in Toledo, OH and retired as a financial comptroller. He had a real passion for serving his community beginning with 20+ years volunteering for SCORE and sharing his vast knowledge of finances with new business owners as well as serving as the local manager for an IRS site preparing tax returns for countless individuals. Lon was a natural born leader as the president of his condo association for over 10 years. He was a very caring and compassionate person always putting the needs of others before his own. Above all, he always involved himself in every detail of his children's lives leaving behind his legacy of the importance of family.
Lon is survived by his 3 children, Jeff (Sandy) Stober, Penny Stober, Jane Stober (Chip), and adored his grandchildren, who called him Puppy, Mandy, David and Shannon; his sister, Harriett (Robert) Stone. He was preceded in death by the love of his life of 47 years, May Garfinkle Stober and his parents.
Friends may visit the family on Friday, April 12, 2013, beginning at 10:30 a.m. at Walker Funeral Home 5155 Sylvania Ave (west of Corey Rd.) where services will follow at 12:30 p.m. There will be a private burial at a later date. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the May Stober Fund at the Toledo Children's Hospital 2142 N. Cove Blvd Toledo, OH 43606 or Hospice of Northwest Ohio 30000 River Rd Perrysburg, OH 43551.
Walker Funeral Home
5155 West Sylvania Avenue
Toledo, OH 43623
Published in Toledo Blade on Apr. 11, 2013