Born June 23rd 1943 at the John Warner Hopsital, parents were Francis and Henrietta Barnett Stokowski.
Attended all eight years of elementary school at St. John's Catholic School before graduating and going to Clinton High School. After that I received an Associates of Arts degree fron Lincoln College where and also lettered in baseball. Finished my education with a Bachelor's of Science degree from Illinois State University.
I did a short stint working for Revere Copper and Brass before securing a job with the Clinton School district as a physical education teacher, department head, coach and athletic director.
Married to Nancy LoPresto Stokowski in 1965. We had two sons Jeffrey who lives in Clinton and works at the Clinton Power plant and Michael who resides in Monticello where he works for the Monticello School district. We have five grandchildren Nick, Luke, Madison, Olivia and Alex.
Served the church over the years as an altar boy, choir member, usher, and working many of the church functions.