Nicholas J. Stima

August 14, 1928 - November 18, 2015
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Belvidere, IL

Nicholas J. Stima, 87, of Belvidere, IL passed away peacefully, Wednesday evening, November 18, 2015 at Maple Crest Care Center, Belvidere, IL. Nicholas was born August, 14, 1928 in Rockford, IL the son of Joseph and Mildred (Radanovich) Stima. He married Barbara Buhl on October 31, 1954; in Belvidere, IL, they just celebrated 61 years of marriage. He served our country with the United States Army, was a foundry worker, security guard and most recently worked for the Illinois Tollway. Nicholas was a life time Cubs fan and an avid Bears fan. His love for sports led him to be an umpire for youth and high school baseball. He loved his church, Immanuel Lutheran Church, where he made a spiritual home; music, and attending his grandchildren’s sporting and music events.

Nicholas is loved and will be missed by his wife, Barbara; children, Rhonda (James) Vaccarello, Douglas (Christi) Stima, Renee Stima; brother, Sam Stima; sister, Joy Jacobs; grandchildren, Andrew (Vilma), Nathan and Daniel Burris, Taylor (Katie) and Olivia Stima, Zinna, Bayza and Meezahn Senbetta; and numerous nieces and nephews. Nicholas is preceded in death by his parents.

The family wants to thank Maple Crest Care Center and OSF Health Care for their exceptional care.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, November 23, 2015 in Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1045 Belvidere Rd, Belvidere, IL 61008 with Rev. Allan Buss Officiating.  Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. till 4 p.m., Sunday at Immanuel Lutheran Church. Burial to take place at Highland Garden of Memories.  Memorials can be given to Immanuel Lutheran Church.  To light a candle or to share a memory, please visit www.AndersonFCS.com

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Service Schedule

Visitation Information

Date: Sunday, November 22, 2015

Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Immanuel Lutheran Church

Address:

1045 Belvidere Road, Belvidere, IL, 61008

Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. till 4 p.m., Sunday at Immanuel Lutheran Church.


Service Information

Date: Monday, November 23, 2015

Time: 11:00 am -

Immanuel Lutheran Church

Address:

1045 Belvidere Road, Belvidere, IL, 61008

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, November 23, 2015 in Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1045 Belvidere Rd, Belvidere, IL 61008 with Rev. Allan Buss Officiating.


Cemetery Information

Date: Monday, November 23, 2015

Highland Garden of Memories

Address:

9800 Highway 76, Belvidere, IL, 61008

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Burial to take place at Highland Garden of Memories.


Memorial Information

Immanuel Lutheran Church

Address:

1045 Belvidere Road, Belvidere, IL, 61008

Memorials can be given to Immanuel Lutheran Church.


 

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Born: August 14, 1928
Died: November 18, 2015

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Karen Stone Parrish posted on 11/20/15

Barbara, I am so sorry for your loss. May our Heavenly Father comfort you and your dear family as only you can!

 

Ron Slocum posted on 11/20/15

Sam and Family, Sorry for the loss of your brother Sam.

 

Julie & Carl Mattson posted on 11/20/15

Aunt Barb, Rhonda, Doug & Renee and the rest of the family - our condolances to all of you. We send our love and prayers. Julie & Carl

 

Mahelet posted on 11/22/15

Emama Barb, Ronda and family, Renee, Zinna, Bayza, Meezy, Doug and family: I was saddened to hear that Mr. Stima passed away. I wish I was in the USA to come and be with you. I pray that God will continue to bless you in other ways and strengthen you. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

 

Mahelet posted on 11/22/15

Emama Barb, Ronda and family, Renee, Zinna, Bayza, Meezy, Doug and family: I was saddened to hear that Mr. Stima passed away. I wish I was in the USA to come and be with you. I pray that God will continue to bless you in other ways and strengthen you. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

 

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