Richard “Stuffy” Stauffeneker, age 74, of Hillman, MN, passed away Tuesday, September 17, 2013, at his home surrounded by his loving family following a courageous battle against lung cancer. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, September 20, 2013 at Immanuel Lutheran Church north of Hillman, MN, with Rev. Jean Megorden officiating. Burial will be in Pine Tree Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 19th at Emblom Brenny Funeral Service in Pierz, MN. Visitation will continue on Friday at the church from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.