Below is Bernard J. Stottmann’s obituary as published in the Louisville Courier Journal.
Stottmann, Bernard Joseph John Jr.,
82, a native of Louisville passed away Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at Baptist Health Palliative Care (Hospice).
Bernie was born to the late Bernard Sr. and Evelyn Stottmann. He was a Flaget Alumnus, retired truck driver, and dedicated member to the Knights of Columbus. He served our country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.
He was preceded in death by his first wife Margie Beyerle; and brother, Charlie Stottmann.
Survivors include his loving wife of 21 years, Linda Stumph Stottmann; children, Paul Stottmann (Marcie), Janet Buckman, and Theresa McAlpine; stepchildren, Mark Stumph (Pam) and Vicki Stumph; grandchildren, Callista, Alexa, Maggie, Kenny (Stephanie), Rex (Gail), Brittany, Brandon, Dallas (Taylor), Julia (Jared), Shane, Erin; great-grandchildren, Jessica, Jared Jr., Mya, Makenna, Caleb, and Mariah; brother, Tony (Mary) Stottmann; sister, Regina Steltenpohl (Bob); nieces, nephews and many friends.
Visitation will be 2-8 p.m. Thursday at Ratterman and Sons, 3800 Bardstown Road. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. Friday at St. Bartholomew Catholic Church, with burial to follow in Calvary Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may take the form of donation to the Kidney Foundation or the donor’s choice of charity.
Online condolences may be made at www.Ratterman.com.