Lillian Ida Stoppel, 89, of Salina, KS (formerly Osborne) was called to meet her Lord on December 15, 2018 at the Salina Regional Health Center in Salina, KS. Lil was born on May 5, 1929 to Rev. Andrew & Ida (Henne) Schempp in Brunsville, Iowa.
As the daughter of a Lutheran Pastor, she lived her childhood in Iowa and CO before moving to KS. At Dorrance, KS she met Junior Dale Stoppel. They were married on October 16, 1949 in Dorrance by her father, Rev. Andrew Schempp.
Lil and her late husband, J. Dale, were married for 62 years before he passed away on September 8, 2011. Lil was a farm wife, and for many years she worked as a clerk at Ridgway Drug in Osborne, KS. She was a faithful, charter member of the Faith Lutheran Church of Osborne. Lil moved off the farm in 2015 to live in Osborne. After 3 years of living in Osborne, she moved to Salina, KS just recently to be close to her brother.
Lil and Dale were blessed with 3 children, 7 grandchildren & 5 great-grandchildren.
She is survived by her sons: Dr. Larry D. Stoppel (Nancy) of Washington, KS, grandson Christopher (Meghan), great-grandson Oliver & great-granddaughter Emily; grandson Jon Brett (Alaina Webster), great-granddaughters Madeline & Gabrielle; Mark Stoppel (Starla) of Ballwin, MO, granddaughters Whitney & Alexandra, grandson Logan; Thomas E. Stoppel (Glenda) of Hillsboro, KS, granddaughter Marci (Drew) Hunter, great-grandson Chase & grandson Justin Wodke.
Lillian was preceded in death by her parents & husband, J. Dale. She is also survived by her sister Eunice Prediger, of Dorrance, KS; & a brother Andrew (Pat) Schempp Jr., of Salina.
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