Date of death: 2/12/2013

Saint Meinrad Class: O 1959

Richard “Dick” Stemle, 79, passed away Tuesday, February 12, 2013 in the comfort of his loving family. He is survived by Dorothy, his wife of 57 years; his sons, Mike Stemle (Ada) of Champaign, IL and Tony Stemle (Dawn) of Taylorsville, KY; and his daughters, Mimi Buckley (Bob), Barbara McTeague (Rick) and Angie Calvin of Louisville. Mr. Stemle has a sister, Linda Hublar (Buddy) of New Albany, IN; and a brother, Joseph Stemle (Margaret) of Louisville; 17 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Dick was a proud 1955 graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point and has kept in close contact with his classmates through the years. Prior to his retirement, Mr. Stemle was senior vice president of Human Resources for Liberty National Bank. He will be remembered by all who knew him for his good-humored approach to life and his devotion to his wife and family. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Church of the Epiphany, 914 Old Harrods Creek Road, with visitation prior starting at 10:30 a.m. A private graveside service will be held at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery Central in Radcliff, KY. In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to the American Cancer Society or the American Heart Association .Published in The Courier-Journal on February 14, 2013″