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Opal M. Stambaugh

October 22nd, 1925 – August 8th, 2015

Opal M. Stambaugh, age 89 of Summum, IL, passed away at 6:55 am on Saturday, August 8, 2015 in the Havana Healthcare Center in Havana, IL. She was born on October 22, 1925 in Vermont, IL, the daughter of Ernest William and Grace Mae (Dutton) Hopping. Opal married Wayne Devere Stambaugh on October 24, 1945 in Schuyler County, IL. He preceded her in death on August 5, 1997.

Opal was also preceded in death by three sons, Max Stamabaugh and 2 infants, three brothers, Clifford and Miner Hopping and an infant, and two sisters, Emma Root and Betty June Hopping.

Surviving are her daughter Rosemary (and Larry) Mason of Ipava, IL, three granddaughters, Jeanie Davis, Jennifer Blickenstaff, and Rachel (and Clint) Laethem, seven great-grandchildren, Austin Davis, Brittany Poppenhager, Hunter Poppenhager, Braden Davis, Brenna Davis, Mason Blickenstaff, and Ella Laethem, and her sister Melba Davis of Bardolph, IL.

Opal was a homemaker. She also did cleaning for several area families and was a sorter at Mummert Seed Company in Astoria.

She was a member of the Summum Christian Church and the Astoria American Legion Auxiliary.

Services will be held on Tuesday, August 11, 2015 at 10:00 am at Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria. Pastor Ken Peterson will officiate. Visitation will be held on Monday, August 10, 2015 from 6-8 pm at the funeral home. Interment will be in the Astoria Cemetery. Memorials may be given to the Summum Christian Church.

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August 8th, 2015

I am so sorry for your loss Opal was a wonderful person who was loved by so many and will be missed
From:Fallon Bucher &Kids

August 8th, 2015

So sorry to hear about Opal. She was so fun loving, condolences to you Rosemary and your family.

August 8th, 2015

Rosemary & Family, Sincere sympathy in the passing of your Mother. We have many fond Summum & Wisconsin memories shared with your folks as neighbors and friends. Johnny Bob & Norma

August 8th, 2015

Sorry for your loss. Marsha and Albert Bucher

August 9th, 2015

Sorry for your loss Rosemary. JoEllen Myers Doyle.

August 9th, 2015

Sorry for your loss Rosemary. JoEllen Myers Doyle.

August 9th, 2015

Sorry for your loss Rosemary.Bill and Sharon Ackley

August 9th, 2015

Opel stambaugh

August 9th, 2015

I always looked forward to seeing Opal in church at Summum. She was such a sweetheart!

August 9th, 2015

Sorry for your loss. Prayers and thoughts for the family. Mike and Marilyn Shawgo

August 9th, 2015

Sorry Rosemary. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Dave and Jill Lawver

August 9th, 2015

So sorry Rosemary to hear about the passing of your mother. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Sharon Connolly

August 9th, 2015

so sorry for your loss my thoughts and prayers r with u

August 10th, 2015

Thoughts and prayers for you ALL from all the Taylor Families

August 11th, 2015

Opal was my Great Grandmother Effie Scrogum's neighbor, and a good one. Condolences to you, Rosemary. - Roger Grover