Sterling H. Stoppelmoor, Sr., 87, of Dows, passed away Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at the Rehabilitation Center of Hampton.
He was born January 8, 1931, in Blairsburg, Iowa, to William and Grace (Naber) Stoppelmoor. Sterling attended school in Blairsburg, Iowa. He was united in marriage to Bonnie Lou Jones on September 30, 1950, in Hampton, Iowa. Sterling worked as a machinist at United Hydraulics in Hampton, Iowa. He enjoyed fishing, auto restorations and attending swap meets.
Sterling is survived by his son Sterling Stoppelmoor, Jr. of North Liberty, son Reggie (Wanda) Stoppelmoor of Hampton, daughter Cindy Stettler of Ogden, Utah, daughter Rita Wilkinson of Hampton, daughter Patti (Ken) Spellman of Blue Earth, Minnesota, daughter Gina Stoppelmoor of Draper, Utah, daughter Valerie Wiley of Marengo, sister Ruby Thompson of Portland, Oregon, sister Viora Welsh of Blairsburg, brother Ernie Stoppelmoor of Solon, fifteen grandchildren and twenty great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, three brothers, one sister, three brother-in-laws, three sister-in-laws, one son-in-law and one daughter-in-law.
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