Kenneth John Stallbaumer, 80, passed away Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, at his home in Oconto, Neb., with Cecelia, his wife of 52 years, by his side.
He was born on the north bank of Turkey Creek near Seneca to Walter and Theresa (Fangman) Stallbaumer. He graduated from St. Mary’s Schools in the St. Benedict community. In 1961 he was drafted by the Army and stationed in Germany. After military service, he returned to the family farm. In 1966 he married the love of his life, Cecelia Kloeker, at St. Gregory’s Catholic Church in Marysville. They moved to Oconto in February 1970. He continued to farm and ranch until retirement.