John Christopher Stuhr

March 7, 1939 Jan. 2, 2014

John Christopher Stuhr of Menomonee Falls went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, at Community Memorial Hospital in Menomonee Falls with his loving wife at his side, at the age of 74. He was born in Waukesha on March 7, 1939, the son of Christopher John and Erna Ruth (Katzner) Stuhr.

John was baptized at Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church in Waukesha. He was a graduate of Carroll College. John was a member of Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church in Sussex, and was a past member of Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church in Waukesha. John retired from Wisconsin Lutheran College.

He will be sadly missed by his wife, Nancy. Also surviving are cousins, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and his first wife, Diane Stuhr.

Visitation will take place from 2:30 p.m. until the 5 p.m. funeral service Monday, Jan. 6, at Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church, W244-N6383 Weaver Drive, Sussex, WI 53089. The Rev. Bruce Marggraf and the Rev. Dustin Yahnke will be officiating. Entombment will take place at Prairie Home Cemetery, Waukesha.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in honor of John may be given to WELS Kingdom Workers-Greater Milwaukee Chapter, 2323 N. Mayfair Road, Wauwatosa, WI 53226, or to Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church (please see address above).

Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-Planning Services is serving the family. For an online obituary or to leave a message of condolence, please visit, or call 542-6609.