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Carroll Stuckemeyer

Carroll M. Stuckemeyer, 83, of Beecher City, passed away on Friday, Sept. 30, 2016, at Lutheran Care Center in Altamont with family by her side.

Funeral service was Tuesday, Oct. 4, at 11 a.m. at St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church-Blue Point, Altamont, with Pastor David R. Speers officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Lutheran Care Center in Altamont or St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church-Blue Point Building Fund.

Lockart-Green Funeral Home, Beecher City, is assisting the family.

Carroll’s family invites family and friends to share a story or light a candle in her honor at

Carroll was born on September 29, 1933, in Effingham County, the daughter of Herbert John and Caroline (Wohltman) Diehl. 

She graduated from a one room grade school called North School in Effingham County on May 28, 1948, and graduated from Effingham High on May 29, 1952. After graduation, she worked at the Effingham State Bank for five years.

She married Ralph Stuckemeyer on September 30, 1956, and together they raised five children. After raising her family, she went to work for the Effingham School District #40 where she served as a cook. She retired on February 1, 2004, after 20 years of service. 

She is a former member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Effingham where she was a member of Walther League, served as a Sunday School teacher, Lydia Guild and sang in the choir. She was an active member of St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church-Blue Point in Altamont.

Carroll is survived by her husband, Ralph; five children, Ronda (husband Basil) Goers, of Altamont; Ronald (wife Lea Budde) Stuckemeyer, of Beecher City; Cheryl (husband Jerry) Pruemer, of Effingham; Carla (husband Ross) Cornett, of Altamont; and Cathy (husband Ronald) Loy, of Effingham; 14 grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; five step-great-grandchildren; and sister, Carlene Diehl Holste.

She was preceded in death by her parents and brother-in-law Donald.

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