June 2, 2008


Edith Emmer Stahl


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Edith Emmer Stahl, a resident of Midland since 1952, died Thursday, May 29, 2008 at the age of 92.


Edith was born in Beaumont, Texas in 1916 to Charles and Genevieve Emmer. She married Frank Stahl on September 1, 1962. Edith and her husband enjoyed their many friends from their careers in the oil industry. She had been a legal secretary for oil companies in Midland, Texas and Shreveport, Louisiana. Edith was an accomplished golfer, winning tournaments, and an avid gardener, achieving her Texas Master Gardener certification. She was a member of the Midland Country Club since 1968 and a member of the Petroleum Club of Midland.


In 1995, Edith and Frank Stahl established a scholarship — the Edie and Frank Stahl Scholarship Fund — which is awarded to Midland College students with financial need.


Edith was preceded in death by her husband of 43 years, Frank, and two brothers, Robert and Joseph Emmer.


Memorials may be directed to Midland College Foundation, Edie and Frank Stahl Scholarship Fund, 3600 N. Garfield, Midland, Texas 79705, or Helping Hands of Midland, 1301 Brinson Lane, Midland, Texas 79703.


If you wish to make an online gift to Midland College in her memory, visit Give a Gift, or you may mail your memorial to:


3600 N. GARFIELD · MIDLAND, TX 79705



3600 N. GARFIELD · MIDLAND, TX 79705-6399 · 432.685.4526

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