Robert 'Gene' Stark

August 13, 1925 - June 13, 2010
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Robert E. ‘Gene’ Stark, age 84 of Lima, died at 10:35 p.m., Sunday, June 13, 2010 in Golden Living Center, Lima. He was born August 13, 1925 in Huron County, Ohio. He is the son of Daniel and Alice Hopkins Stark. Both parents are deceased. On January 14, 1944 he married Mary Katherine Walters who died September 26, 1992. He had many fond memories of the 48 wonderful years married to the love of his life whom he has joined again.

Survivors include 1 son – Lynn E. (Judy) Stark of Lima; 1 grandson – Jeremy L. (Jennifer) Stark of Lima; 1 brother – Donald (Marilyn) Stark of Lafayette, and 1 sister-in-law – Nadine Stark of Lafayette.

He was preceded in death by 1 brother – Harold Stark; 8 sisters – Dorothy Leppla, Mary Leppla, Altha Gossman, Cynthia Stoodt, Lennie Ketzenberger, Juanita Lieber, and Gladys Strait.

Mr. Stark was a retired truck owner and operator with Central Transport of Michigan and a member of the Teamsters Local Union. He was a U. S. Marine Corp Veteran and a life member of the American Legion Post 96 of Lima. He enjoyed his sweet and beloved dog, Mitzi.

Private graveside services will be held in Memorial Park Cemetery, Lima.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be given to Perry High School Athletic Department.

Robert E. ‘Gene’ Stark, age 84 of Lima, died at 10:35 p.m., Sunday, June 13, 2010 in Golden Living Center, Lima. He was born August 13, 1925 in Huron County, Ohio. He is the son of Daniel and Alice Hopkins Stark. Both parents are deceased. On January 14, 1944 he married Mary Katherine Walters who died September 26, 1992. He had many fond memories of the 48 wonderful years married to the love of his life whom he has joined again.

Survivors include 1 son – Lynn E. (Judy) Stark of Lima; 1 grandson – Jeremy L. (Jennifer) Stark of Lima; 1 brother – Donald (Marilyn) Stark of Lafayette, and 1 sister-in-law – Nadine Stark of Lafayette.

He was preceded in death by 1 brother – Harold Stark; 8 sisters – Dorothy Leppla, Mary Leppla, Altha Gossman, Cynthia Stoodt, Lennie Ketzenberger, Juanita Lieber, and Gladys Strait.

Mr. Stark was a retired truck owner and operator with Central Transport of Michigan and a member of the Teamsters Local Union. He was a U. S. Marine Corp Veteran and a life member of the American Legion Post 96 of Lima. He enjoyed his sweet and beloved dog, Mitzi.

Private graveside services will be held in Memorial Park Cemetery, Lima.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be given to Perry High School Athletic Department.

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Born: August 13, 1925
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