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John Charles Stemper Jr.

May 6, 1941 ~ December 25, 2018 (age 77)
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John Charles Stemper Jr.

Hammond IN


John C. Stemper Jr, age 77, of Hammond passed away Tuesday, December 25, 2018 at Sebo’s Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Hobart.  He is survived by his companion; Florence Stricklin; son John E. (LuAnn) Stemper; grandchildren: Aaron, Michael and Daniel Stemper; friend Simone Stemper; nephews, Robbie and Shannon Crider; many cousins and friends.           He was preceded in death by his parents John Charles Stemper Sr. and Doris T. Stemper (nee Maseotra) and one sister, Kathleen Crider.

There will be a brief service held on Saturday, December 29, 2018 DIRECTLY at Elmwood Cemetery’s Chapel, 1413-169th Street, Hammond. Bocken Funeral Home, 7042 Kennedy Ave. Hessville in charge of arrangements. There will be no public visitation.

 John was a Vietnam Veteran, having served in the U.S. Air force from 1962 to 1966 as an aircraft mechanic. He was retired from the Boiler Maker’s union. John enjoyed motorcycles and was a Brother in the Invaders Motorcycle Club. He also enjoyed fast cars and was a loving father, grandfather and friend.

In lieu of flowers memorials to your favorite charity would be preferred. For additional information contact Bocken Funeral Home 219-844-1600 or

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