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Robert Lewis Stadel was called home on May 9, 2019.

Robert Lewis Stadel was called home on May 9, 2019.

Robert Lewis Stadel was called home on May 9, 2019.
He was born in Carlton Township the youngest of five children born to Roy and Maude (Sirrine) Stadel. Bob attended Woodland High School where he excelled in football, baseball and discovered what would be his lifelong passion for woodworking. He also received a full baseball scholarship to MSU, but chose to serve his country by joining the Army.
Bob joined the Army in 1956 and then married Carol Myers. They were married 36 years until her passing. He then was blessed with love and happiness again when he married Marsha (McCormick) Stadel on June 5, 1993. In 1976, Bob received a degree in industrial engineering from Kellogg Community College. Bob was a member of St. Edward’s Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus.
Bob is survived by his wife, Marsha; children,  Debra Eddy, Douglas, David and Daryl and his wife Melanie Stadel. In addition to step-children, Maureen, Jim and his wife, Bambi, John and his wife Theresa McCormick. He was blessed with 15 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. He is also survived by one sister, Eleanor and her husband, Norman Barry and sister-in- law, Ruth Stadel.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Genevieve Francisco and brothers, Charles and Dean Stadel.
Visitation was held with a funeral mass following at St. Edward’s Catholic Church, Lake Odessa, on Monday, May 13, 2019 with a luncheon afterward. Private burial followed.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made in Bob’s memory to: St Edward’s Catholic Church Lake Odessa, MI or Emmanuel Hospice Grand Rapids, MI at www.emmanuelhospice.org. Online condolences can be left at www.koopsfc.com.

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