Albert Roy Stoecklein, 83, of Blue Springs, passed away May 20, 2011, in Independence, Missouri.  

Albert Roy Stoecklein, 83, of Blue Springs, passed away May 20, 2011, in Independence, Missouri.   

Visitation will be Monday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., May 23, 2011, at St. John LaLande Catholic Church in Blue Springs, MO.  

Services will be at 10 a.m., Tuesday, May 24, 2011, at the church.  

Memorial contributions may be made to the St. John LaLande Building Fund.

Roy was born on October 2, 1927, in Pilot Grove, Missouri, to Frank and Mary (Meussig) Stoecklein.  He was a Manufacturing Supervisor at Allis Chalmers for 38 years and enjoyed farming, gardening, square dancing, and country music.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Isabel; parents; brothers, Frank, Fred, Charles, Robert Ray; and sisters, Marie, Isabel, and Bernadine.

He is survived by Sons, Bruce and wife, Tammy, of Clinton, MO, Gary and wife, Lisa, of Independence, MO, Jim of Blue Springs, MO; daughter, Mary Crouch and husband, Michael, of Fort Smith, AR; grandchildren, Laura, Jill, Dakota, Troy, Indiana, and Arizona; sisters, Mary Rosaline Stoecklein of Blue Springs, MO, and Edna Tavenner of Pilot Grove, MO.