After a long and courageous battle, beloved husband, father, and grandfather James Robert Stottlemyer passed away on November 18, 2007 at Torrance Memorial Hospital. Born in Apollo, Pennsylvania on July 2, 1929 he will be forever missed and loved. Married for 57 years to Betty Jean Stottlemyer, he raised his three daughters in Arizona until moving to Torrance, California in 2000. As an avid golf lover, he is known for hosting the Annual Oleo Acres Golf Tournament in Williams, Arizona for 16 years. He was a 52 year member of the Masonic Lodge at the El Zaribah Temple in Phoenix Arizona. James was a talented man, known for his creative craftsmanship; his sense of humor and strong personality will never be forgotten. His wife, three daughters, Jackie (Peter) Mazzella, Sherri (Ken) Everhart, and Terri (Jack) Wallace, and six grandchildren will continue to remember him as a loving husband, father, grandfather, and person.

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  1. I am at the computer right now because its after 10 pm and its to late to call anyone.I never never read the obits but here i was on thanksgiving reading.I saw a Jim S.and my heart jumped into my throat.I didnt need to read much to know a man I loved has left us. I am so sorry for your loss.I wish I knew sooner and could have come to his service. It was just a couple days ago i was looking for Bettys phone number and couldnt find it. love to you all and God bless you mickee

  2. Betty, Jackie, Terri and Sherri, My most heartfelt prayers go out to all of you. I just was going through the papers and read of Jim’s passing. I truly know what you are feeling, as Scott and I have now lost all of our parents, his Dad just a few weeks ago. I hope that your warm memories will carry you through this difficult time. I will always remember our families fun times together . . . and the always infamous “black socks” @ Kohl’s Ranch!! Please let me know how I can get in touch with you, Jackie! I love each of you and I am so sorry for your loss. Peace be with you.

  3. I remember Jim fondly from the Christmas parties at my folks house. He was always fun and easy going. I know my folks enjoyed his company as well.

  4. Stottlemyer Family, Betty Jean and family, the world has lost a wonderful man,my deepest sympathy to you.I will always remember my friend from NORTH apollo.He will be with me in spirit always…………..peace,Bobby Widmer

  5. I was a friend of Jim’s and thought the world of him. I was one of his Wineburger Buddies. I was terribly saddened to learn of his passing. My mother who is 94 was so touched when Jim made her one of his miniature Christmas trees one year without even knowing her. It meant alot to her and she wrote him a note of appreciation every year at Christmas time. She also wanted me to tell you how sorry she is. He was a fine, kind and generous man!

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