Stanley Myron Stern
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Stanley Myron Stern
  • August 6, 1931 - June 10, 2017
  • Springfield, Illinois

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Stanley Myron Stern, 85, of Springfield, passed away on Saturday June 10, 2017 at his residence. He was born on August 6, 1931 in Springfield to Harry and Rose Snyder Stern. Stanley married Cecile Marks on March 20, 1960 and she preceded him in death on January 18, 2012.

Mr. Stern is survived by his children: Harry (Wende) Stern and Michael Stern both of Springfield, David (Lynda) Stern of Naperville and Leslie (Jeff) Addadi of Overland Park, KS., eight grandchildren: Ariella (Roy) Ben-Aharon, Michael (Brandi) Addadi, Samuel Addadi, Leorah Addadi, Molly Stern, William Stern, Michelle Stern, and Jacob Stern, three great-grandchildren, two brothers: Frank (Sherry) Stern and Arnold (Doris) Stern both of Springfield and several nieces and nephews.

Mr. Stern was a 1953 graduate of the University of Missouri and served in the US Air Force. Stanley and his family owned and operated furniture stores as well as running their real estate businesses in downtown Springfield for many years. He was a member of the Springfield Rotary serving as President and as a Paul Harris Fellow, he was the President of Springfield Downtown Parking, a member of Habitat for Humanity serving on the board of directors, member of the Springfield Chamber receiving the Professional Leadership Award and the President's Award, Past President of Goodwill Industries, Past President of Temple Israel and President of Sterns Furniture.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00am on Tuesday June 13, 2017 at Bisch and Son Funeral Home, 505 East Allen Street, with burial to follow at Oak Ridge Cemetery. The family will meet friends one hour prior to the service Tuesday at Bisch and Son. Memorial contributions may be made to Temple Israel or a charity of your choice and please visit the online "Life Remembered Story" at www.bischandsonfuneralhome.com.