Raymond (Boz) Stemen, 94, of Ohio City passed away Sunday evening, February 19, 2023 at the Meadows of Delphos.
He was born on August 7, 1928 in Ohio City the son of the late Stanley C. Stemen and Anna B. (Sutton) Stemen. On July 3, 1948, he married Mary Louise (King) Stemen who preceded him in death on October 17, 2021.
Preceding him in death are two brothers, Doyle Stemen and Lowell Stemen; three sisters, Mary King, Clara Cain and Esther Cowan.
Family survivors include his children, Leslie (John) Simon of Rockford, Teri (John) Poetker of Ohio City and Sandy Stemen of Van Wert, Kip (Angie) Stemen of Van Wert; two sisters, Flora Linton of Ohio City and Jane (Robert) Stemen of Van Wert; five grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.
Raymond was a 1946 graduate of Ohio City-Liberty High School and was a member of the Ohio City United Methodist Church. He was a lifelong farmer and was active in the Farm Bureau, Liberty Grange, and Farm Focus. Raymond was the owner and operator of Stemen’s Farm Market, a long time family business. His stained glass creations were his passion for many years and was a very talented and patient teacher.
There will be visitation on Friday, February 24, 2023, from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at Cowan & Son Funeral Home with a memorial service to follow at 1:00 p.m., officiated by Pastor Randy Bevington.
Preferred memorials are to the Ohio City United Methodist Church, Ohio City Fire & EMS, and The Michael J. Fox Foundation.
Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded at cowanfuneralhome.com, Tribute Wall.
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