Friday, June 30, 2017
Neil Evan Stemley (June 26, 2017)
Neil was a member of St. Bernard Catholic Church, Burkettsville, where he was a 60-year member of the choir, lector, past parish council member, past Grand Knight of the St. Henry Knights of Columbus Council 2640. He was a member of the Western Ohio Educational Foundation Board of Trustees, Mercer County Elks 2170, past president of the Mid-America Food Processors Association, past president of the Ansonia School Board, and previously served in the Army National Guard.
Neil was the 3rd generation owner and operator of Stemley Canning Company, New Weston, Ohio. After retiring, he enjoyed managing Speedy Parking, attending his grandchildren’s activities, gardening and traveling.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 am Friday, June 30, at St. Bernard Catholic Church, Burkettsville, OH, with Rev. Ron Wilker and Rev. Tom Hemm con-celebrants. Burial will follow in St. Bernard Cemetery. Friends may call from 2pm-8pm Thursday and 9am-10am Friday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, St. Henry. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Euro-Peds Foundation or the Darke County Foundation.