Maurice J. Stammen, 80

Maurice J. Stammen, 80, of New Bremen, died at 1:31 p.m.  Monday, Aug. 13, 2012, at the St. Marys Living Center.

He was born on July 3, 1932, in New Weston, the son of Norbert and Frances (Westgerdes) Stammen, and they preceded him in death.

On July 4, 1957, he married Joan Hamberg, and she survives in New Bremen.  

He is also survived by his sisters, Laura Sudhoff of Fort Recovery and Dolores Robbins of Celina; a brother, Harold (Irene) Stammen of New Bremen; a number of nieces and nephews.  

He was preceded in death by twin siblings, Marion and Maryann Stammen.

Mr. Stammen was a member of the Church of the Holy Redeemer in New Bremen.  He was a member of the American Legion Post 241 of New Bremen and the New Bremen Rod and Gun Club and was an avid shooter. He had attended Fort Recovery High School.

Mr. Stammen served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He retired from the former STAMCO of New Bremen, where he had been a machinist and also was self employed as a plumber.

A Mass of Christian burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Church of the Holy Redeemer in New Bremen, with the Rev. Thomas Mannebach officiating. Burial will be in the German Protestant Cemetery in New Bremen.

Friends may call from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home in New Bremen and from 9:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Friday at the church, at which time the Rosary will be prayed.

Memorial contributions may be made to the church memorial fund.

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