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Kenneth O. Stolte


Kenneth O. Stolte  Jr., 59 of Carlinville, passed away Sunday evening, Dec. 25, 2022, at Baptist Hospital in Little Rock, Arkansas.

Kenneth was born Aug. 7, 1963, in Carlinville, a son of Kenneth O. and Joyce( Holley) Stolte Sr.

Kenneth graduated from Carlinville High School.

He married Janelle Marie Schipkowski, July 21, 2007 in Carlinville.

Kenny worked at Carlinville Truck Equipment as a master welder for 25 years. After retiring in 2021 he enjoyed woodworking, fishing, camping and having a large garden each summer.

He was a member of the Cross Church in Carlinville.

Kenny is survived by his wife, Janelle Marie Stolte of Carlinville; mother, Joyce Deffenbaugh of Carlinville; daughter, Kayla Stolte of Carlinville; son, Nathaniel (Caleigh) Stolte of Bunker Hill; daughter, Kelly (Kyle) Sanders of Bunker Hill; daughter, Kimberly Warren of, IA; son, CJ (Hope) Warren of Jerseyville; daughter, Kayla Warren of Newton, IA; son, Joseph (Charlsea) Warren of Versailes, MO, 32 grandchildren; a great granddaughter on the way; sisters, Vickie (Mark Warren) Stolte of Carlinville, Karen (Bill) Rives of Carlinville, Susie (Jay) Stinnett of Carlinville; several nieces and nephews.

Kenneth was preceded in death by his father, Kenneth O. Stolte, Sr. and granddaughter, Karleigh “Lady Bug.”

Visitation will be held on Saturday, January 7, 2023, 10 a.m. to Noon  at Cross Church, Carlinville.

Memorial Services will be conducted at noon, Saturday, Jan. 7, 2023 at Cross Church with Rev. Ron Rhodus officiating.

Memorials may be made to Alzheimer’s Foundation.

Visit to leave condolences or light a candle in his memory.

Davis-Anderson Funeral Home, Carlinville is in charge of arrangements.