Joseph M. Stumpf, age 77, of Maple Lake, died Monday, April 27, 2015, at the Annandale Care Center.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 1, at St. Timothy Catholic Church in Maple Lake with Fr. Samuel Medley as the Celebrant.  Burial will follow at St. Timothy Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Thursday and 9-10 a.m. Friday, both at Dingmann Funeral Care Chapel, Maple Lake.  A prayer service will be held 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral chapel.
Joseph Michael Stumpf was born April 2, 1938, in Maple Lake to Vincent and Elizabeth (Friedrich) Stumpf. He graduated from Maple Lake High School with the Class of 1956.  Joe worked for Buffalo Veneer prior to a 30-year career at Ware Manufacturing Company in Minneapolis. He was a member of St. Timothy Catholic Church and the Maple Lake Knights of Columbus Fr. O’Brien Council 3613. Joe lived in Maple Lake his entire life and was a big supporter of the Maple Lake Lakers baseball team.
He is survived by his children, Mike (friend, Mary Zirbes) of Maple Lake, MaryJean (Shawn) Payne of Maple Lake and Lloyd (Vicki); five grandchildren, Melissa, Micheal Jr., Jillian, Courtney and Elizabeth; six great-grandchildren; brothers, Tony (Gini) of Blaine, David (Linda) Stumpf of Annandale and Leon Stumpf of Annandale; and sisters, Joan (Gerald) Remer of St. Louis Park, Marion (Ardell) Brummer of St. Louis Park, Evelyn Marie of Edina, Rosemary (Gerald) Wodtke of Buffalo, Donna (David) Turrell of Ashburn, VA, and Cathy Stachovich of Edina. He is preceded in death by his parents, Vincent and Elizabeth; former wife, Evelyn Stumpf; and infant sister, Mary Stumpf.
The pallbearers will be Ryan Clausen, Micheal David Stumpf, Jr., Dale Decker, Chad Raiche, Jeremy Schmidt and Luke Fobbe. Arrangements are entrusted with Dingmann Funeral Care Burial & Cremation Services of Maple Lake.