Russell Arthur Stemm Sr. Monday, August 31, 1925 - Monday, March 6, 2017

ZANESVILLE Russell Arthur Stemm Sr., 91 passed away Monday, March 6, 2017 at Genesis Hospital. He was born August 31, 1925 to the late John and Sinna Pierce Stemm Sr. Russell retired as a mechanic for the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. He is survived by his wife, Ethel Stemm; three sons: Russell Stemm Jr., James Stemm and Jason Stemm; a daughter, Sheila Stemm; a brother, Donald Stemm; several grandchildren and great grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a daughter, Laura Stemm; seven brothers: Albert Stemm, Johnny Stemm, Virgil Stemm, Ronald Stemm, Jesse Stemm, Lawrence Stemm and Richard Stemm; and three sisters: Frances Christman, Emma Thompson and Juanita Anguish. Calling hours will be held 5 to 7PM, Thursday, March 9, 2017 at THE SNOUFFER FUNERAL HOME, 1150 WEST MILITARY ROAD, ZANESVILLE, where services will follow at 7PM in the Snouffer Chapel with Tom Hayes officiating. Burial will follow at a later date in Zanesville Memorial Park. To send a note of condolence to the family go to, find us on Facebook or call our caring staff at 740-450-8000.

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