September 17, 1931 - September 15, 2019
Loren V. Stumpp Passed away peacefully 9/15/19 surrounded by family. Beloved son of Stanton and Gladys (nee Overmire); husband of Kathleen (nee Coleman) for 66 years; father of Loreen Dobos (Russell), Dennis (Claire Kindley), and Dana; grandfather of Jeremy Dobos (Deirdre), Jaimee Woodall (Jim), Jana Cook (Shane), and Hannah Stumpp (Nick Anderson); great-grandfather of Micaela, Aeden, Declan, Anya, Kieran, Raina, Nathan, Liam, Leah, and Ronan; brother of Eugene (Jeanne Marie)(both deceased), LaVonda Garn (Barney, deceased), Donelda Smith (Ron)(both deceased); uncle, great-uncle, friend and mentor of many. He also leaves behind his grand puppies and kitties.
After embarking on an Air Force career to become an F86 Fighter Pilot, he married his high school sweetheart at Nellis AFB in 1953. They traveled The States and the world returning to Ohio in 1961 three children richer. Loren was a salesman for Airco (Medina), Pitney Bowes (Toledo), and Buckeye Extrusion (Fostoria) before owning Executone of NW Ohio (Toledo) and Executone of Toronto and Indianapolis. He retired to the high desert of Tucson AZ adopting his loyal rescue dog, Sandy, and entertaining friends and family with patio BBQs and trips to desert museums, Mt Lemmon (for pie), and Mexico.
Loren loved his early experiences with farming (recapturing them in Amish country), piloting small aircraft post USAF, attending adult enrichment classes, patronizing the light opera, fraternizing with snack shop buddies, watching historical documentaries and old musicals, and sharing special places and events: Tony Pacos, Tucson Rodeo, Gem & Mineral and Air Shows, and traveling to Alaska for salmon fishing with “sons” Dennis and Russ and to Costa Rica and Russia with daughter Dana. He had been an avid outdoorsman. Loren had a heart for people, supporting many in their life pursuits. He loved animals, giving regularly to the Elephant Sanctuary. He adored children and sharing his knowledge of history, flying escapades, and “snakes and stuff” with his grand and great grandchildren.
Interment services will be attended by immediate family at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery, Rittman (Seville) OH.
Loren will be memorialized in an Open House Celebration of Life for all friends and family on Saturday, October 26, 2019 at his daughter’s home from 12-6pm with “Shared Memories” commencing at 2pm.
The address for cards and the celebration is: 12180 Aldersyde Drive, Valley View OH 44125.