American Veteran 04

Clayton L Stoker

April 20, 1931 ~ November 10, 2020 (age 89)



Clayton L. Stoker, age 89, La Cygne, Kansas passed away on Tuesday, November 10, 2020.  He was born on April 20, 1931 in La Cygne the son of Lawton and Alice Terry Stoker.  He graduated from La Cygne High School in the Class of 1949.  He proudly served his country in the United States Air Force during the Korean War.  Clayton was united in marriage to Mair Richards on September 11, 1954 in Loudwater, England.  Together they raised the family with Clayton working as a carpenter and farmer.  He was an avid reader and enjoyed gardening.  He was a member of the American Legion and a sixty plus year member of the Masonic Lodge.  He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Mair, a brother Gerald Stoker and a sister, Margaret Wier.  Clayton is survived by two daughters, Cheryl (Richard) Speck, and Bronwen (Tom) Sharp, five grandchildren and five great grandchildren.


Graveside funeral service will be held 2 pm Friday, November 27, 2020 at the Star Valley Cemetery, La Cygne, Kansas.  Mask wearing and social distancing will be in place.  Contributions are suggested to Azria Health Olathe, c/o Schneider Funeral Home, P.O. Box 304, La Cygne, Kansas  66040.  Funds will be used to expand the Azria Library.  Clayton will lie in state for individual respects and guest registry at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, La Cygne Chapel from 9 am to 4 pm Wednesday, November 25.  Online condolences can be left at


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Graveside Service
November 27, 2020

2:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Star Valley Cemetery
2000 Road and Taylor Rd
La Cygne, KS 66040

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