Paul “Speed” Stoffel Jr., age 71, of Lakeview, passed away Friday morning, August 12, 2022, at Lake District Hospital. He was born on August 6, 1951, in Lakeview, Oregon, to Paul B. Stoffel and Ellen Margaret Stoffel. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother Michael John Stoffel.
Speed was a strong, caring, generous, positive, and loving father, brother, grandfather, uncle, cousin, and friend. Family meant the world to him. In high school and college, he enjoyed playing basketball, football, and track along with singing and drumming. He started his work life at Lakeview Lumber before pursuing a career as a respiratory therapist, leading to many years in clinical research for respiratory treatments. Speed enjoyed supporting his grandchildren in their sports. He also loved to spend time outdoors and was an avid fisherman and hunter.
Speed is survived by son Scott Stoffel and partner Amy Hutchinson, daughter Jodi Lin Joe and son-in-law Wesley Joe, daughter Kassandra Marie Davis, grandchildren Carson Luke Joe and Aubree Anna Joe, sister Sharon Jo Boodleman and brother-in-law Charlie Boodleman, brother William John Stoffel, brother John Barry Stoffel and sister-in-law Lauri Stoffel, and sister Michelle Jean Stoffel. He is also survived by numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Recitation of the rosary will be held at St. Patrick Catholic Church on Friday, August 26th, at 6:00 PM. A memorial mass will be held at Saint Patrick Catholic Church on Saturday, August 27th, at 10:00 AM, with a potluck to follow at the Parish Hall.
Memorial contributions may be made to Lake Health District Long Term Care, 700 South J Street, Lakeview, OR 97630.
Lake District Long Term Care
700 South J Street, Lakeview OR 97630