Albert Stockman, 88, of rural Sweet Springs, died Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2005, at Sweet Springs Villa in Sweet Springs.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 8, at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Emma. Rev. Walter Snyder will officiate. Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the church. Burial will be in Holy Cross Lutheran Cemetery in Emma. Memorials are suggested to Holy Cross Lutheran Church in care of Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home.
Born Sept. 16, 1916, in Lafayette County, he was the son of the late John H. Stockman II and Katherine Louise Bargfrede Stockman. On Dec. 26, 1939, he married Nora Langewisch, who preceded him in death Aug. 6, 2004. He had lived in Saline and Lafayette counties his entire life and was a retired farmer. He was a member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church and its men's club.
Survivors include seven daughters, Nona Knox of Mound City, Kan., Bonnie Evans of Fort Scott, Kan., Marla Copeland of Lee's Summit, Sandra Hauer of Arvada, Colo., Wanda Martin of Jefferson City, Juanita Cummings of Kansas City and Tamie Heagy of Raytown; one son, Ricky Stockman of rural Sweet Springs; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by two sons, Carl Stockman and Kenneth Stockman; one brother, Erwin "Dick" Stockman; one sister, Laura Schroeder; and two grandsons.