Oscar ‘Bud’ Stadel owned Texaco station
Memorial services for Oscar “Bud” Stadel, 89, of Mobridge, will be held Saturday, Sept. 21, at 10:30 a.m., at Trinity Lutheran Church.
Inurnment will be at Greenwood Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge.
Bud passed away Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013, at the Bowdle Nursing Home.
Oscar Herman Stadel was born Oct. 15, 1023, on a farm in Campbell County, north of Java, to Jacob J. Stadel and Natalie Wolf Stadel.
Bud entered the U.S. Army on March 14, 1945. He was honorably discharged on Oct. 10, 1946.
He married Erma Heiser of Mound City on March 12, 1945, in Selby. They farmed in Walworth County for a time before moving to Mobridge in 1955. He worked for Quenzer Texaco Station then later bought the Texaco station. Later he worked at Quenzer dealership until he retired in 1988. He also worked part time for Jensen Gravel and Carwarsh. He moved into the Bowdle Nursing Home in August of 2008.
Bud is survived by his brother, Ken (Marlene) Stadel of Aberdeen; nephews, Aaron (Grace) Stadel of Aberdeen, David (Cindy) Stadel of Aberdeen, Mark Stadel of Aberdeen and Scott Stadel of Apache Junction, Ariz.; and numerous other nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Erma on April 10, 1978, special friend Irene Beck, sister Hilda Kundert and brother Victor Stadel.