Obituary of Harold Gene Stotler
Harold Gene Stotler, 84, of Winamac, IN (formerly of Monterey, IN) passed away on Sunday, November 6, 2022 at Pulaski Health Care Center in Winamac. Gene was born March 20, 1938 in Monterey to the late Evert D. and Bertha [Rater] Stotler. He graduated from Monterey High School in 1956. Gene served as an MP in the US Army during the Vietnam War. After receiving an honorable discharge, he moved to Colorado and worked for Gates Rubber Co. He lived in Colorado for twelve years and during that time, Gene met Linda T. Wills who he would marry on August 23, 1993 in Las Vegas, NV. After spending a year in Arizona, Gene moved back home to the family farm in 1981. He was a caregiver for his parents until they passed away. Gene was a farmer who enjoyed gardening, woodworking, and fishing. He will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him.
He is survived by:
Linda T. [Wills] Stotler, Winamac, IN Wife
Kenneth E. Stotler, Monterey, IN Brother
Ronald E. Stotler, Phenix City, AL Brother
Richard K. (Sharon) Stotler, Crestwood, KY Brother
Donald M. (Betty) Stotler, Ellettsville, IN Brother
Lester L. (Donna) Stotler, Monterey, IN Brother
Lois I. (Merv) Lemeron, Winamac, IN Sister
Many Nieces and Nephews
Preceded in death by:
Evert D. and Bertha [Rater] Stotler, Parents
Garry S. (Janice) Stotler, Brother
Visitation will be from 3-6 PM EST Monday, November 14, 2022 at Frain Mortuary in Winamac, IN.
Funeral Services will be held at 11 AM EST Tuesday, November 15, 2022 at Frain Mortuary in Winamac, IN with Rev. Edward Clark officiating.
Burial will take place at Riverside Memorial Cemetery in Monterey, IN. The American Legion will conduct Military Graveside Services.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the Memorial Swinging Bridge Project or Gideon’s International or Monterey Fire Department.
Online Tributes may be offered at www.frainmortuary.com.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Frain Mortuary in Winamac, IN.
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1938 - 2022
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