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David Lee Stennett of St. Charles, Missouri passed from this life to the next on March 28, 2017 at Windsor Estates in St. Charles. He was born April 14, 1944 in Mt. Carmel, Illinois to Norman and Leno (Bunting) Stennett.

He graduated from ECHS in 1962 and enlisted in the U.S. Navy serving 4 years during the Vietnam War period. David worked 37 years at Chrysler Corporation rising to become a system engineer. He was an "A" ranked US Chess Federation player and President of the St. Charles Chess Club for many years. David was an avid St. Louis Cardinal and Blues fan, stamp and paper collector, and reader. He was a proud father and grandfather and a member of the First Baptist Church St. Charles, Mo.

David is survived by two daughters: Carly (Brian) Legg and LeeAnna Stennett; three sons: Damon (Margiory) Jones, Darren (Leann) Stennett and Todd (Nyssa) Stennett; fourteen grandchildren: Karol, Isabella, John Paul, and Michael Jones; Clay, Maddie, Cate and Becca Stennett; Nikki Denney, David, Danielle, Clayton and Derian Stennett; and Jacob and Autumn Legg; one great-grandchild, Veda Denney; one brother, Leon Stennett; four sisters: Dolores (John) Shilling, Carolyn (Bill) Nichols, Elaine (Donnie) Michels, and Vonda (Keith) Jones. He was preceded in death his wife Bonnie, his parents, and two brothers: Wayne and Marc Stennett.

Visitation will be held Tuesday, April 4, 2017 from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. at Ingram Funeral Home in Albion, Illinois. Funeral will follow at 1 p.m. with burial in Samaria Cemetery.

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Ingram Funeral Home of Albion is honored to be entrusted with the arrangements.