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John Stern, 69, of Lafayette, passed away Aug. 25, 2016, in Lafayette. He was born Oct. 11, 1946, in Darlington, to the now late Byron and Marian (Gaslin) Stern.
John was a graduate of Lebanon High School with the class of 1964.
He worked in sales selling farm equipment, where he built many lasting relationships with farmers in his territory.
John was a member of Fidelity Lodge 309 in Sheridan. He was a former member of the shrine and the Sons of the American Legion in Sheridan.
He enjoyed fishing and telling tales of his fishing trips.
John leaves behind two sons, Travis and Matthew Stern; a granddaughter, Taylor; and a brother, Thomas B. (Tonya) Stern. Preceding John in death are his two infant sisters.
Family and friends are invited to gather from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 2, at Fisher Family Funeral Services, 508 E. 6th St., Sheridan. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Greenlawn Cemetery in Darlington.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to John Stern Memorial Fund at the Farmers Bank.
Online condolences may be made at www.fisherfunerals.com.
Fisher Family Funeral Services is honored to serve the Stern family.
Published on August 29, 2016
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