Published 12:00 am Tuesday, June 2, 2009
Inez C. Stomberg, 84
Inez C. Stomberg, 84, passed away on May 29, 2009 in Austin, following a stroke.
She and her twin, Irene, were born on Jan. 22, 1925, near Adrian, Minn. to William and Mamie (Nelson) Johnson. They have preceded her as did her siblings, Irene Hensen, Dorothy Boltjes and Alvin Johnson.
She married Eldon A. Stomberg in 1944 and traveled with him while he was in the Air Force. Following World War II they built their home in Adrian. Eldon passed away in 1991.
Inez was the ultimate wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, sister, aunt, cousin and friend. She loved her family unconditionally and they were her priority. She also loved her dogs and cats, her furry family. She loved to bake, write poetry, journal, play the organ, draw and correspond with family and friends. The ability to listen and give gentle motherly advice made her special to many of her childrens’ friends. She enjoyed music and sang at school and church programs with Irene and their dad and entertained her kids, grandkids, nieces & nephews and their friends with her songs.
Inez is survived by her children, Carol (Jim) Hoort, Ionia, Mich., David E., Kenyon, Minn., Marjorie (Alan) Lewis, Austin and Robert J., Brandon, S.D.; 11 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. She will forever be loved and missed.
Visitation will be Friday, June 5 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Dingmann Funeral Home in Adrian. Visitation will also be Saturday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the United Methodist Church in Adrian. The service will be at Saturday, June 6, at 11 a.m. at the United Methodist Church in Adrian with Pastor Donn Rakow officiating. Burial will be in the Adrian Cemetery. To view an online obituary or send condolences to the family please visit www.dingmannandsons.com.