William "Bill" Stoderl, age 85, of Perham, MN, died Saturday, December 25, 2010, at the Perham Memorial Home.
Bill was born June 26, 1925, in Bluffton, MN, the son of Lawrence and Marie (Merkes) Stoderl. He served in the MN State Guard and the US Navy on the USS Saidor. Bill was united in marriage to Mary Lou Berns on July 27, 1950. They were blessed with six children, ten grandchildren and one great grandchild. Mary died in 2007.
Bill is survived by three sons, James Stoderl, Perham, MN; Louis Stoderl, Ottertail, MN; and Richard Stoderl, Ocean View, HI; three daughters, Ruth (Mike) Lewanski, Miami, FL; Jean (Thomas) Ahlfs, Ottertail, MN; and Karen (David) Owings, Glyndon, MN; ten grandchildren; one great grandchild; three brothers, Leo Stoderl, CA; Don (Irene) Stoderl, FL; and Frank (Eve) Stoderl, AR; and a sister, Marie, FL.
Preceding Bill in death are his parents, Lawrence and Marie; wife, Mary; and a sister, Martha May.