Benjamin J. "Ben" Stork, 42, of Waterloo, IL, died November 28, 2021, in Town and Country, MO. He was born March 30, 1979, in St. Louis, MO.
He is survived by his wife Stacy Stork (nee Macke); children Griffin and Owen Stork; father Roy Stork; sister Sarah (Kevin) Chudd; mother-in-law Theresa (Mitch) Jackson; father-in-law Greg (Darla) Macke; sisters-in-law; brothers-in-law; nieces; nephews; aunts; uncles; and cousins.
He is preceded in death by his mother Sharon E. Stork (nee Schewe); grandparents Earl & Ardell Schewe, and Henry & Veranda Stork.
Ben attended Hope Christian Church in Columbia, IL; he was a member of Monroe County Farm Bureau; supporter of Strong Hold Ministries - Texas & St. Jude Hospital; and he was passionate about family and farming. To those who knew him, Ben was the definition of hard work, determination, and kindness. Selfless and loving, he gave himself fully to his family, his faith, and his community. He was always willing to help someone in need and provide encouragement. Ben was a very loving husband and father. His legacy will live on through his children.
As an expression of sympathy (in lieu of flowers) the family prefers memorial contributions to:
4:30 PM until time of service Thursday, December 2, 2021 at Hope Christian Church
9273 Coach Stop Rd Columbia, IL 62236
Celebration of Life:
6:30 PM Thursday, December 2, 2021 at Hope Christian Church in Columbia, IL
Pastor Darrell Jones officiating