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Victor Vincent Stasser

Wednesday, December 17, 2008

May 9, 1914 - Dec. 13, 2008

HAIGLER -- Victor Vincent Stasser, 94, of Haigler, died Saturday (Dec. 13, 2008) at El Dorado Manor in Trenton.

He was born to Jacob F. and Zadie M. (Cook) Stasser on May 9, 1914, in Cheyenne County, Kan., and attended country school near his home.

On Aug. 16, 1936, he was united in marriage to Olive E. Rockwell, and they farmed near St. Francis, Kan., during the dust bowl years. In late 1939, they moved to Haigler where they opened Stasser's Garage; an automobile dealership and repair shop, which they operated until their retirement in the late 1970s. After retirement, they enjoyed winters in Tucson, Ariz.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Jacob and Zadie Stasser; wife, Olive Stasser; sister, Isabel Cook; and brothers, Everett Stasser and Marvin Stasser.

He is survived by his son, Richard Stasser and wife, Nina of Centennial, Colo.; daughter, Doris Whipps and husband, Lyndell of Max; sisters-in-law, Lou Stasser and Muriel Rockwell; six grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be Thursday at 10 a.m., at Haigler United Methodist Church in Haigler with Carole Coates officiating. Interment will follow services at the Haigler Cemetery.

There will be no visitation or viewing. The casket will remain closed.

Memorials may be given in his name to the Dundy County Hospital Foundation or the Haigler United Methodist Church.

Arrangements are under the direction of Forch Funeral Chapel of Benkelman.