Stanley S. Kothe


Stanley S. Kothe, 83, of Fredericksburg, died Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013, at Knopp Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, Dec. 3, at 10 a.m., in the chapel of Schaetter’s Funeral Home with the Rev. David Priem officiating. Mary Ann Murchison was the pianist and Jackie Kunz was the vocalist.

Interment followed at Greenwood Cemetery.

Kothe was born Dec. 20, 1929, in Fredericksburg, the son of Herman Kothe and Emma Schmidt Kothe. He married Olga Woerner on Feb. 20, 1951 and she survives.

In addition to his wife, Kothe is survived by two daughters, three sons and their spouses, including Darrel and Cindy Kothe, Stevie and Julie Kothe, Cindy and Dale Turkett and Stannett and Kenneth Raute, all of Fredericksburg, and Dennis and Jerri Kothe of Vernon.

He is also survived by 14 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, and a brother and sister-in-law, Kenneth and JoAnn Kothe of Fredericksburg.

Kothe was preceded in death by his parents, and a grandson, Terry Parker.

Memorials may be made to the Fredericksburg Volunteer Fire Department or to the charity of choice.

Pallbearers included Darin Kothe, Dustin Kothe, Shayne Turkett, Jonathan Turkett, Keagan Raute, Kye Raute, Kreger Raute and Kaleb Kothe.

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