August 19, 1949 - December 26, 2021
Harold "Tony" Stutenkemper, 72, of Bolivar, MO passed away Sunday, December 26, 2021 at Citizens Memorial Health Care Facility. Tony was born on August 19, 1949 in Polk County , Missouri to Henry and Mary Stutenkemper. He was a life long resident of Bolivar, Polk County Missouri where he began his love for farming on the family farm along side his brothers, and under the guidance of his role model / step father, Joe Foster. Tony, along side his brothers, operated the family dairy and cattle farm. You always knew when Tony was in the milk barn because Loretta Lynn, Lynn Anderson or Tony Thornton were on the radio. Which is why Tony fancied himself as an amateur auctioneer. In return, earned his nickname "Tony" later in life, Tony worked for Bill and Louise Hite as a farm hand. From there Tony continued his love for farm work, by working for his brother, David, at Diamond S. Farm and Auction Company. He was instrumental in helping his nephew start what is now Wilkinson Lawn Care. Tony could always be spotted with a handful of Levi Garrett and his blue handled pair of pliers on his hip. Having no children of his own, he never lacked adventures with his nephews and nieces. Tony enjoyed reading Louis L'amour books, watching RFDTV, fishing, and hunting. He also enjoyed the baying of a good beagle and his chickens. Tony is proceeded in death by his parents and step father, brothers, John and Bud Stutenkemper. Tony is survived by his sister, Carolyn (Ron) Page, of Halfway, MO; brother, David (Denise) Stutenkemper, of Bolivar, MO; sister-in-law Joyce Stutenkemper, of Bolivar, MO; brother Elvin (Karen) Foster, of Bolivar, MO; niece Amy (Roy) Wlikinson; nephews, Devon (Courtney) Stutenkemper and Cody and Samantha Stutenkemper; nieces, Dakotah (Tyler) Lear , Laura (Josh) Persinger and Terri Lynn (Kenny) Reed; nephew, Jeff Reed. Graveside services will be held 1:30 PM Thursday, December 30, 2021 at the Mt. Olive Cemetery. Visitation will be 12:00 Noon to 1:00 PM at the Butler Funeral Home in Bolivar. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Harold "Tony" Stutenkemper please visit our Sympathy Store.
Harold "Tony" Stutenkemper, 72, of Bolivar, MO passed away Sunday, December 26, 2021 at Citizens Memorial Health Care Facility. Tony was born on August 19, 1949 in Polk County , Missouri to Henry and Mary Stutenkemper. He was a life long resident... View Obituary & Service Information
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