Harlen Lavon Stamper

Stamper pic webAug 1933 – Jan 2014

Harlen Stamper, age 80, of Turlock, California, passed away January 26, 2014. Mr. Stamper was born August 7, 1933 in Oklahoma, to Arley and Pearl Stamper. He settled in Turlock at six months old. He graduated from Turlock High School in 1950. He married the love of his life, Rose Lanchester, and they have been married for 62 years. He worked for his father driving truck before working for Brown and Vilas Feed Mill. He then retired from Foster Farms at the age of 58.

He belonged to the Turlock Masonic Lodge #395, and Shriners International. He was a world traveler, and just got back home in December from the Panama Canal.

Harlen is survived by three children Muriel Reimche, Telida Corkwell, and Harlen Stamper, Jr.; four grandchildren, and seven great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his brother Arley Leon Stamper.

Visitation will be held on Monday, February 3, 2014 from 5pm – 7pm at Allen Mortuary. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, February 4, 2014 at 1:30pm at Allen Mortuary.

In lieu of flowers, please send memorial contributions to Disabled American Veterans.

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