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Richard T. Stencil
Richard T. Dick Stencil, 86, of Green Bay, passed away peacefully, Thursday, July 31 at the Unity Hospice Jack and Engrid Meng Residence.
Born May 19, 1928 in Green Bay, to Andrew and Regina (Ripp) Stencil, he retired from James River as a papermaker after 39 years. On May 28, 1948, he married Phyllis Courchaine at Annunciation Catholic Church. He later married Dorothy Hardy on June 23, 1978. She preceded him in death in 1987.
After retirement, he spent time between Crivitz and Casa Grande, Az. A lifetime member of the Loyal Order of Moose, he loved being in the north woods, where he enjoyed gardening and the wildlife.
Survivors include his children and their spouses, Steven Stencil, Arizona; Julie and Paul Defnet and Andy and Jane Stencil, of Green Bay; a daughter-in-law, Barb Stencil, De Pere; five grandchildren; a great-grandson; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Laverne and Milton Mancosky, De Pere and Mary Jane Walton, Green Bay; a sister-in-law, Joyce Stencil, Howard; many nieces; nephews; step-children and friends.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy; a son, David; his parents; five brothers, Raymond, James, Howard, Leroy and Carlton Stencil; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Delores and George Mancosky and Carol Belland.
Friends called at Blaney Funeral Home, Green Bay from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 3 with a Parish Wake Service at 7:30 p.m. Visitation continued at St. Willebrord Catholic Church, Green Bay from 9:30 a.m. until time of a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 4. Rev. Andrew G. Cribben, O. Praem officiated with burial in Allouez Catholic Cemetery.