John Meyer Stauffacher, Sr

John Meyer Stauffacher, Sr

Birth
Calamine, Lafayette County, Wisconsin, USA
Death 6 May 1991 (aged 72)
Zurich, Bezirk Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland
Burial Darlington, Lafayette County, Wisconsin, USA
Memorial ID 62476444 · View Source
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Darlington - John M. Stauffacher, Sr., age 72, of Darlington, died on May 6, 1991, in Zurich, Switzerland, while attending a family reunion. He was born in Calamine, Wisconsin, on November 8, 1918, the son of Edwin R. and Ida (Meyer) Stauffacher Sr. He was united in marriage to Mildred G. Wagner on December 30, 1944, in Washington D. C. He served 4 1/2 years in the Army-Air Force during World War II as a pilot and achieved the rank of Major. Upon his return, he farmed in the Calamine-Darlington area. He became postmaster of Darlington in 1963, and retired in 1980. He was an active member of the Immanuel United Church of Christ, and a past-president of its council, he was also a member and former officer of Kiwanis. John's love for farming involved him in many civic and agricultural organizations. He is survived by his wife, Mildred; a daughter, Mrs. Alice (Richard) Ubersox of Belmont; five sons, Jack (Donna) Stauffacher of Darlington, Reverend Stephen Stauffacher and William Stauffacher both of Madison, Charles Stauffacher of Springfield, Illinois, and Mark (Kris) Stauffacher of Janesville; 16 grandchildren, Jay, Jake, Mike, Jill, Tim, Sandra, Jean, Jeff, Sara, Jason, Matthew, Ann, Joshua, Elizabeth, Matthew, and Megan; four great-grandchildren, Damon, Jaedn, Tyrel, and Charisa; and a sister, Mary (Ronald) Garrett of Ravenna, Michigan. John was preceded in death by his parents, Edwin (1952) and Ida (1989) Stauffacher; and a brother, Edwin (1991). Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, May 13, 1991, at the United Church of Christ, in Darlington. Burial will be in Union Grove Cemetery where military graveside rites will be accorded by the Bates-O'Brien-Howe-Wiegel American Legion Post #214 of Darlington. Reverend Elizabeth Moore and Reverend Stephen Stauffacher will officiate. Friends may call from 3:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 12, 1991, at the Erickson Funeral Home, in Darlington. Memorials will be given to the Immanuel United Church of Christ, in Darlington.

Wisconsin State Journal
Madison, WI
May 10, 1991



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  • Created by: P. Perry
  • Added: 3 Dec 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 62476444
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Meyer Stauffacher, Sr (8 Nov 1918–6 May 1991), Find A Grave Memorial no. 62476444, citing Union Grove Cemetery, Darlington, Lafayette County, Wisconsin, USA ; Maintained by P. Perry (contributor 47194541) .