|Sidney E. Stahlman, Jr.|
Born April 9, 1928, in Bradford, he was a son of the late Sidney E. and Laura (Childs) Stahlman, Sr.
On October 2, 1954 in Bradford he married Helena L. (Hartburg) Stahlman, who died on April 16, 2001.
Mr. Stahlman was a 1946 graduate of Bradford High School. After high school he worked for Dresser Manufacturing. On December 28, 1948 he enlisted in the United States Air Force, served as a senior radio interceptor operator during the Korean War. He was honorably discharged on September 17, 1952. He returned to Bradford and worked as a well log engineer at Birdwell, Piper, Sand Survey, Appalachian, Gerhart, and US Energy.
He was a member and served on the board of the Penn Brad Oil Museum, and a member of the Fireside Pumpers. He was also a member of the VFW in Bradford, a member of the Experimental Aircraft Assoc. in Bradford and Louisiana and a member of the Society of Petro Physicists and Well Log Analyst.
Surviving is a daughter, Sandy (Steve) Mills, of Bradford and Lafayette LA, one son, Sidney E."Sid" (Debbie) Stahlman, III of DeQueen, AR, four grandchildren, six great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and wife.
Family will be receiving friends on Friday, October 26, 2012 from 7-9pm in the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes, Inc. South Ave. where funeral and committal services will be held with Military Honors to follow at the funeral home at 11:00am on Saturday, October 27, 2012 with Rev. Larry Corner, pastor of the Evans Memorial United Methodist Church officiating. Burial will be in McKean Memorial Park.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to Penn Brad Oil Museum, PO Box 36, Custer City , PA 16725 or or the charity of the donors choice.
Online condolences may be made at www.hollenbeckcahill.com