Willis L. Stemler, 82, of Waterloo, Illinois, died August 3, 2021, in Waterloo, IL. He was born October 24, 1938, in Waterloo, IL.
He is survived by his wife Janet Stemler nee Matthews; children Rodney (Michelle) Stemler and Cindy Stemler(Mac Smith); grandchildren Casey Stemler (Gordon Anderson II), Miranda Smith, Jack Stemler, Mara Stemler, and Adam Stemler; 1 great grandchild Gordon Anderson III; brother and sister Vernon (Angela) Stemler and Carol (Robert) Johnson; nieces; nephews; and cousins.
He is preceded in death by his parents Herman & Ida (nee Gummersheimer) Stemler, sisters Jean Stemler and Gladys Groom, and brother Herbert (Miram) Stemler.
Willis was a member of Monroe County Farm Bureau, Waterloo Masonic Lodge, Scottish Rite, US Army Veteran, & Zion UCC - St. Joe, IL.
As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to:
Zion United Church of Christ - St. Joe
10 AM until time of service Thursday, August 5, 2021 at Quernheim Funeral Home
11 AM Thursday, August 5, 2021 at Quernheim Funeral Home in Waterloo, IL
Pastor Matt Friz officiating
Interment 9 AM at JB National Cemetery Friday, August 6th, 2021 in St. Louis, MO
(Meet at Quernheim Funeral Home at 8:15 AM if you are going to the cemetery)