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 John William Stingerie

John William Stingerie

Birth
Boulder, Boulder County, Colorado, USA
Death 15 Apr 2012 (aged 72)
Hawthorne, Mineral County, Nevada, USA
Burial Fernley, Lyon County, Nevada, USA
Memorial ID 100012056 · View Source
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26 Apr 2012
Mineral County Independent News
Hawthorne, Mineral, NV
"John William Stingerie, 72, of Hawthorne passed away at his home on April 15, 2012. He was born in Boulder, Colorado on April 20, 1939 to Jack and Grace (Church) Stingerie. John served in the U.S. Navy from October of 1957 to January of 1968, including one tour in Viet Nam.
John married Gloria Jean Greeley in June of 1959 and they had three children. Gloria passed away in December of 1967. John returned to Schurz to raise his sons. There he met and married Marjorie Baxter, who also had three children. They settled in Schurz to raise their blended family and had three more children. John worked at the Hawthorne Ammunition Depot and saw the depot go from being run by the Navy to the Army and finally to a contractor. He would commute from Schurz every day unil he and Marge made their home in Hawthorne in 1981.
John became a member of the American Legion in 1972 and the VFW in 1973. After moving to Hawthorne, John became more active in the American Legion, serving as Post Commander from 1983 - 1984, and District Commander from 1984 - 1985. He held many other chairs during the years including Department Commander from 1996 - 1997, Alternate National Committeeman from 1998 - 2000, National Executive Committeeman from 2000 - 2002 and served for one year as a liason for American Legion Magazine. While serving for the National Department Headquarters, John and Marge traveled to TX, WI, LA, FL and CA.
John and Marge enjoyed their retirement together enjoying various hobbies. John is preceded in death by his parents, wife, son Frank Sells, grandson Tommy Milton, ands son in law Sean Kelley.
John is survived by a son Rodney (Sue) Stingerie of Oklahoma City, OK, son Curtis (Jana) Stingerie of Eureks, daughter Shelly (Darren) Harris of Fallon, NV, daughter Diana Meier of Alamagordo, NM, Daughter Heather Kelley of Yerington, and Johnnie Ray Stingerie of Fallon, NV. His grandchildren, Christopher Stingerie, Tanner and Ian Stingerie, Tawnie Sells, Ryan Milton, Cierra and Logan Meier, Ashley Bryant, Angela Kinsey, Taylor, Thea and Tierra McQueen. His great grandchildren Riley Sells, Gavin and Treyton Milton, Abigail Worring and Olivia Bryant.
Inurnment services with full military honors were held on April 24, 2012 at Northern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Fernley.
Arrangements are under the direction of Gunter'd Funeral Home, Hawthorne."


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  • Created by: Eileen
  • Added: 1 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100012056
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John William Stingerie (20 Apr 1939–15 Apr 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100012056, citing Northern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Fernley, Lyon County, Nevada, USA ; Maintained by Eileen (contributor 46886393) .