First Call: New Orleans
Second Call: Wheeling
Third Call: Claremont Retirement
FamilyRev. Stiver's parents attended a one room school house in Indiana County, Pennsylvania, just south of Punxsutawney. more
Wedding picture, September 27, 1920, Stanley L. Stiver Sr. and Alta M. Baun.
Growing UpStanley L. Stiver was born on June 29, 1921, in Youngstown, Ohio. His father had moved there to work in a steel mill as a crane operator. more
Stanley L. Stiver 1921
Higher EducationAfter graduating from high school, Stanley Stiver worked for a year and attended night school before going to Capital University, a Lutheran school in Columbus, Ohio. Upon graduation, he attended Evangelical Lutheran Theological Seminary across the street. more
Stanley L. Stiver 1944
First CallStanley L. Stiver's first call came in 1947 from St. Luke's in New Orleans. There he met Mary Jane Anderson, a public health nurse. more
Stanley L. Stiver 1947
MarriageStanley L. Stiver and Mary Jane Anderson were married in New Orleans. Their first son, John Mark, was born February 7, 1950. more
Wedding, February 20, 1949.
Second CallStanley L. Stiver's second call came in 1951 to St. Mark's Lutheran Church in Wheeling, West Virginia. Their second son, David James, was born July 30, 1952. more
Third CallHis third call came in 1959 to St. Mark's in Claremont, NC. He served there for 31 years. more
St. Mark's Lutheran Church, Claremont, North Carolina.
RetirementAfter retiring from St. Mark's in 1990, Stanley Stiver has continued to serve as a minister to the present day. more
Stanley Stiver as St. Peter in front of St. Paul's in Hickory.
Pastor EmeritusOn March 3, 2007, St. Mark's recognized Stanley Stiver as Pastor Emeritus. more
Stanley Stiver as Pastor Emeritus.
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