CEDAR FALLS - Jack E. Stiner, 78, of Cedar Falls, died Tuesday, Oct. 20, at Sartori Memorial Hospital, Cedar Falls, of cancer.

He was born Oct. 7, 1931, in Cherokee, son of Fred L. and Agnes Means Stiner. He married Marian Megonigle on Sept. 14, 1968, at First Methodist Church, Independence.

He was a graduate of Waterloo West High School and served in the U.S. Army as a tank commander during the Korean War. He worked for several years for the Illinois Central Railroad and later for Northwestern Bell Telephone Co. for many years, retiring in 1984.


Survived by: his wife; a daughter, Jean (Skip Henry) Spang of Vancouver, Wash.; two grandchildren, Martha and Jay Spang, both of Vancouver; three nephews, Mike (Mindy) Stiner, Chuck (Jody) Stiner and Russ (Kathy) Stiner; a grand-nephew, Brett; a niece-in-law, Carol; and his sister-in-law, Ramona.

Preceded in death by: his parents; a brother, Robert "Red"; and a nephew, Doug Stiner.

Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Prairie Lakes Church, Cedar Falls, with burial Saturday in Oak Hill Cemetery, Cherokee, where military honors will be conducted by VFW L. A. Wescott Post 2253. Public visitation from 4 to 7 p.m. today at Dahl-Van Hove-Schoof Funeral Home, and for an hour before services Friday at the church.


Memorials: may be directed to Cedar Valley Hospice.

Condolences may be left at www.DahlFuneralHome.com.

Jack enjoyed trapshooting and building and flying his experimental aircraft.