Leroy Ludwig Stumer

Born on Oct. 17, 1927

PALACIOS - Leroy Ludwig Stumer, 86, of Palacios, TX and formerly from El Campo, TX passed away on March 6, 2014 in Palacios.
He was born on October 17, 1927 to James Adolf and Louise (Noska) Stumer in Frelsburg, TX. On March 5, 2005 he married Dorothy McKinney.
Leroy was a retired Truck Driver for Marek Trucking and lived the past seven years in Palacios. He was a member of St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Palacios and the American Legion in El Campo, TX.
Leroy is survived by his wife, Dorothy McKinney Stumer of Palacios, TX, sons, Paul Leroy Stumer and wife Wendy Wallace of El Campo, TX, and David James Stumer and wife Molly of El Campo, TX, stepson, Don McKinney and wife Barbara of Cypress, TX, and 7 grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his father, James Adolf Stumer, mother, Louise Stumer, sister, Tonie Pechacek Barosh, and brothers, Joe Pechacek, Frank Pechacek, and Victor Pechacek.
A Rosary will be held Sunday, March 9, 2014 at 6:00 pm at St. Anthony of Padua, Palacios, TX. Visitation will be held Monday, March 10, 2014, 10:00 am - 11:00 am at St. Roch Catholic Church in Mentz, Texas. Funeral services will be held on Monday, March 10, 2014, 11:00 am at St. Roch Catholic Church in Mentz, Texas with Fr. Wayne Flagg officiating. Burial will take place in St. Roch Catholic Cemetery in Mentz, TX.
Pallbearers are Bo Hancock, Dru Wallace, Caleb McKinney, Jonathan McKinney, Sawyer Stumer, and LaSay Stumer. Honorary pallbearer is Calista Stumer.
Memorials are suggested to St. Roch Catholic Church Building Fund, 1600 Frelsburg Rd., Alleyton, TX 78935. Online condolences can be given at www.hennekefuneralhome.com. Henneke Funeral Home, Columbus, 979-732-2143.



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