Armour - Stanley Storm, 83, died at Avera St. Benedict Hospital in Parkston on Friday, January 17. Funeral service will be Monday, January 20 at 10:30 AM at St. Peter Lutheran Church near Armour with burial following in St. Peter Lutheran Cemetery near Armour. Visitation will be Sunday, January 19 from 5 - 8 PM with a 7:00 PM prayer service at Koehn Bros. Funeral Home in Armour.
Stanley Storm was born March 26, 1930 in Douglas County to Walter and Susan Storm. He grew up on the farm east of Armour, SD. He spent four year in the US Navy as a gunners mate on the USS Iowa during the Korean War. After his honorable discharge, he returned to the family farm. He was united in marriage to Doris Grosz on May 28, 1960 at St. Peter Lutheran Church. They farmed there together for 52 years. To this union, three children were born, Audrey, Carmen and Jeffrey. Stanley was a member of St. Peter Lutheran Church where he served as an elder. He was also a member of the VFW in Armour and Valley Township board. He moved to the Lake Andes Health Care Center in June 2012, where he got excellent care from a wonderful staff. Stanley went to his heavenly home on Friday, January 17, 2014 at Avera St. Benedict Hospital in Parkston, SD at the age of 83.
He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Doris, 3 children, Audrey (Dale) Petrick of Wagner, SD, Carmen (Jeffrey) Doering of Yankton, SD and Jeffrey Storm and friend Pam of Custer, SD; 5 grandchildren, Jeremiah (Melanie) Weerheim, Corey (Laine) Weerheim, Mindy Doering, Amy Doering and Brody Storm; two great-grandchildren, Joshua and Abigail Weerheim; 3 brothers, Ivan (Alice) Blume, Duane (Carolle) Blume and Keith Blume; as well as many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Stanley was preceded in death by his parents, Walter and Susan (Storm) Blume and Frederick Blume, a brother Alden Blume and 2 sisters-in-law, Myra Blume and Jocelyn Blume.