John Harold Stolpestad

Rancho Palos Verdes, California

Dec 2, 1928 – Jun 14, 2019 (Age 90)


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Dec. 2, 1928 - June 14, 2019 John Stolpestad was born in St. Paul, MN, to Annar and Flora Stolpestad. In 1951 he graduated from the University of Minnesota as a civil engineer. He was employed as an aerospace engineer for 38 years with North American Aviation and Rockwell International. During an...

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John was one of my softball coaches for a time, and he was a pillar of our church. From the time I was a little kid, I always loved talking with him because he was so happy and interested and kind and funny, ready to help in any way or crack a wry grin to make everyone laugh or feel comfortable. He had a graceful way of being in the world that just made you feel better about everything. John cared about people and you could always count on him. We just lost one of the greats. RIP, John. We...

My deepest condolences to the family, may you find comfort and strength from the God of all comfort in this difficult time (Isiah 25:8)

John left behind more than a dozen Stolpestad relatives in his home state of Minnesota and elsewhere who feel a deep sense of loss. Our condolences and love to Lore, Heide, and Brent and their families.

Lore, Heidi and Brent - thinking of you all and wishing you peace. I remember John and memories bring a smile to my face. You're in my prayers . Love Laurie Meyer (Duran)