Visitation for Harry Stahl will be from 1 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Broadway Colonial Funeral Home in Newton, with family prsent to greet friends from 6 to 7 p.m.
Harry W. Stahl, 88, died Tuesday (June 24, 2008) at Memorial Home in Moundridge.He was born July 16, 1919, in Newton to William F. and Mary (Scheffler) Stahl. He married Elizabeth Clothier on Aug. 23, 1952, in Newton. She preceded him in death April 10, 2006. Harry enjoyed being outdoors where he could hunt, fish and trap. He also enjoyed working with his hands in his woodworking shop. After he retired from Holsteins Chevrolet as a custodian, he liked to spend many hours in his woodworking shop, making many handcrafted wood projects. He loved to grow produce in his garden and could be seen selling fresh produce at the local Newton Farmerís Market. He is survived by his brother, Carl Stahl of Newton; three sisters, Ella Janzen, Alice Schmidt and Clara Ortman, all of Moundridge; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; his loving wife, Elizabeth; and two brothers, August and Elmer Stahl. Visitation will be from 1 to 8 p.m. today at Broadway Colonial Funeral Home in Newton, with family present to greet friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Funeral service will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Gary Bell officiating. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery in Newton. Memorials may be made to the Newton Meals On Wheels in care of the funeral home.