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Danny Lee Stemen

Thursday, December 4, 2003

Born 8-23-1937 -- Died 11-24-2003

Danny Lee Stemen, of Sturkie, Ark., son of the late George Clayton and Jeanne Marie Huybrecht Stemen was born Aug. 23, 1937, in Toledo, Ohio. He died Nov. 24, 2003, at Sturkie, Ark., at the age of 66.

He was married to Joan Marie Marchetto Jan. 26, 1957, at Toledo and to this union two daughters were born. He spent his working years as a husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and as an auto mechanic. He served his country in the United States Air Force.

Survivors include his wife, Joan Stemen of Sturkie; two daughters -- Dawn Smith of Sturkie and Laurie Stemen of Sturkie; five grandchildren -- Jason Smith, Brody Smith, Haley Barber, Lauren Barber and Alyssa Barber; a great-granddaughter, Madelyn Smith and many other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Larry Joe Stemen.

A memorial service was Nov. 29 at the Barker Funeral Home Chapel in Salem with Bro. John W. Gerlach officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Barker Funeral Home of Salem.

Memorials preferred to the American Cancer Society.