SFC (Ret) Martin Junior Stenzel, 91, passed away on Monday, February 15, 2021 at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center. He was born on August 11, 1929 in Litchfield, Illinois to the late Michael and Marie (Eberhardt) Stenzel.
Martin is survived by his wife, Ruth Stenzel of the home; his three daughters, Tina Webb and Joe of Sky Valley, GA, Theresa Morehead of Fayetteville, and Patricia Askew and Joe of Fayetteville; his two sons, Larry Stenzel and Daniel Stenzel both of Fayetteville; five grandchildren; and nine great grandchildren.
He was a US Army veteran who served in both Korea and Vietnam. After leaving the military he worked at the Cape Fear Valley Medical Center until he retired.
Martin was a loving a husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather. He will be dearly missed but not forgotten by his family and many lifelong friends.
A visitation will be held from 6 to 8 PM on Thursday, February 18, 2021 at Rogers & Breece Funeral Home. His funeral service will be held at 11:30 AM on Friday, February 19, 2021 at Rogers & Breece Chapel. Burial will follow the service at Sandhills State Veterans Cemetery with military honors.
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