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Andrew J. STAHLECKER-136
  Andrew (Andy) STAHLECKER-138
B. 20 Nov 1915
Bethune, Colorado
D. 15 May 2003
Alamosa, Colorado

 

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Pedigree Chart
Grandfather
Martin STAHLECKER-146
Friedenstahl, S. Russia
B. 19 Sep 1848
D. 24 Jan 1914
Bethune, Colorado 
Johannes (John) STAHLECKER-142
B. 1 Sep 1876
Columbus, Nebraska
D. 7 Feb 1943
Bethune, Colorado
Father
Katherena JUENGLING-147
Friedenstahl, S. Russia
B. 13 Jun 1848
D. 11 Jul 1926
Bethune, Colorado
Andrew (Andy) STAHLECKER-138
B. 20 Nov 1915
Bethune, Colorado
D. 15 May 2003
Alamosa, Colorado
Grandmother
Grandfather
         Mother
Christian DOBLER-149
B. 23 Nov 1838
Toeplitz, Bessarabiea, South Russia
D. 23 Oct 1923
Bethune, Colorado
Maria DOBLER-105
B. 14 Jan 1874
Nessel  Rode, South Russia
D. 27 Dec 1956
Burlington, Colorado
Dorothea HANDEL-69
B. 30 Aug 1844
D. 28 Mar 1889
Scotland, South Dakota
Grandmother
Spouse
Married 20 Jan 1952
Rocky Ford, Colorado
Doris E. Swedin
 

Obituary

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Andrew Stahlecker - 2003
The Burlington Record   Thursday, May 22, 2003

     Alamosa resident Andrew "Andy" J. Stahlecker, 88, died Thursday, May 15, 2003, at the Evergreen Nursing Home in Alamosa.  Andy was born April 20, 1915, in Bethune to Johannes and Maria Dobler Stahlecker. He was united in marriage to Doris E. Swedin in Rocky Ford on Jan 20, 1952.

Beginning in 1937 Andy worked 32 years on the Medano Ranch located 12 miles east of Hooper.  In 1973 he moved his family to Alamosa where he worked for the county of Alamosa and for the Alamosa Senior Citizens Center.  In 1997 he retired from the senior citizens center after 17 years.  Andy's interests and hobbies woodworking and ranching and he was known as a "jack of all trades."

He is survived by his wife Doris Stahlecker of Alamosa; six children -- John (Valerie) Stahlecker of Smithville, Texas, Earl (Kathleen) Stahlecker of Gatesville, Texas, Crystal (Michael) Hudson of Alamosa, Virginia Stahlecker of Alamosa; Viola Stahlecker of Durango; and Dinah (Sidney) Medina of Alamosa;  two sisters -- Lydia Adolf of Bethune and Dorothea Klein of Wray; and one brother Walter Stahlecker of Colorado Springs;  five grandchildren -- Angela (Scott) Roberson, Adrianna (Michael) Brown, Aaron Stahlecker, Joshua Hudson, and John Medina; two great-grandchildren -- Trace and Trevor Roberson and numerous nieces and nephews.

Cremation was performed at the Rogers Family Mortuary Crematory and a memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday May 24, 2003, at the Alamosa Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses.  Rogers Family Mortuary of Alamosa is in charge of the arrangements.

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