James Garland Stooke passed away peacefully at the age of 79 on January 28, 2018 after some intensely challenging health issues. After a long successful YMCA career, he spent countless hours volunteering his time in church planning and development. He loved sports, the outdoors, good books, good food and his family. Preceded in death by daughter, Lisa Kern. Survived by wife, Sandy; children, Paul Kern, Beth (Jim) Cullinan, Jane (Gerry) Chase, Susan Powell, Kathy Kern (Mike Varney), Jody Kern and David (Eileen) Kern; 17 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren and brother, David Stooke.
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Our sincere sympathy and prayers to your family at this difficult time. What joy and love Jim carried in his heart and shared with others. May angels continue to wrap their arms around you with love and peace. Continued blessings and prayers from Cindy, Mark, Will and Jenny.