James R. “Jim” Stiens

James R. “Jim” Stiens

1926-2019

James R. “Jim” Stiens, 93, of Maryville, Missouri passed away on Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at his home.

Jim was born on April 5, 1926 in Maryville, Missouri to William Casper “Bill” and Anna Marie (Lehmer) Stiens. He was a 1944 graduate of Horace Mann High School and served in the United States Navy. Jim was a farmer and member of St. Gregory’s Barbarigo Catholic Church, Eagles Lodge, 27 year committeeman at the Farm Service Agency and 15 year secretary of MFA.

He married Della Mae Adwell on September 22, 1949. She survives of the home. Additional survivors include their children, Robert (Joyce) Stiens, Ravenwood, Missouri, Janet (Tim) Degase, Maryville, Gary (Brenda) Stiens, Maryville, Mark Stiens, Maryville, Joan (Vince) Wilmes, Ravenwood, and Kevin (Sonja) Stiens, Maryville; sister, Dorothy Miller, Maryville; 22 grandchildren and 31 great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, William, Richard and John Stiens and two sisters, Doris Porter and Mary Tobin and a great-grandson, Deryk Degase.

Mass of Christian Burial 11a.m. Friday, August 30, 2019 at St. Gregory’s Barbarigo Catholic Church under the care of Price Funeral Home. Burial at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Maryville. A Rosary will be held at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, August 29at St. Gregory’s Barbarigo Catholic Church. The family will receive friends following the rosary from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

The family suggests memorials to St. Gregory’s Catholic School or Mosaic Hospice.

Online condolences can be made to the family at www.pricefuneralhomemaryville.com