Kenneth George Stumpf

July 30, 1939May 20, 2023
Kenneth George Stumpf, 83, of Martinsville, Indiana, passed away on Saturday, May 20, 2023, at home with his family. Kenneth was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on July 30, 1939. He was the oldest of five children and was the only boy. His childhood was full of many adventures. He attended Baldwin High School and enlisted in the PA Air National Guard. He graduated in 1958 and joined the US Air Force. After training, Kenneth was stationed at Westover Air Force Base as an aircraft mechanic, until his discharge in 1963. He then moved, with his family, to Utah where he worked for Metropolitan Insurance as an agent and eventually joined the Utah Air National Guard in 1966. In 1978, he moved to Vacaville, California where he worked at Travis Air Force Base as an Air Reserve Technician and was later trained as a Flight Engineer. In October of 1989, Kenneth began working for American Trans Air as an instructor and moved to Indiana. During his years of service, he received many awards and certificates of training. He served honorably throughout his military career. Ken was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Among his many callings, he served as the Bishop of Indianapolis 3rd Ward from 1993-1998. He and his wife, Karen, served a mission for his church in the Oakland San Francisco Mission from 2011 to 2013, working with many missionaries from all over the world. He was also called to be an ordinance worker in the Indianapolis Temple from 2015-2022. Ken, along with his wife, raised eight sons and four daughters and is proud of each of them. He loved his family and made sure they knew that. He touched the lives of many people. Left behind to cherish his memory are: his wife, Karen; eight sons, Kenneth B (Debbi) Stumpf, Kyle B (Shelly) Stumpf, Keith B (Shannon) Stumpf, Karl B (Jennifer) Stumpf, Krae B (Euna) Stumpf, Kristopher B (Lisa) Stumpf, Kurt B (Carolyn) Stumpf, and Korey B (Kylie) Stumpf; four daughters, Kami (Mark) Starnes, Kocaelle Stumpf, Kaeonna Stumpf, and Kirsten (David) Alonso; sisters, Barbara Stewart and Beverly Fromm; fifty-four grandchildren and twenty-two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by: his parents, Walter and Georgetta (Zoller) Stumpf; two sisters, Mary Lynn Fairchild and Karen Cunningham; and a brother-in-law, Mark Stewart. A Memorial Service will be Saturday, June 3, 2023, at 1:00 p.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 100 Church Street, Martinsville, Indiana 46151. Neptune Society is in charge of cremation arrangements. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared by visiting:

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