Archive for Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Neighbors: Elden Stoskopf

August 11, 2010

Occupation: Retired business owner and volunteer firefighter

Family: Wife, Helen, two sons and five grandchildren

Place of birth: Denver, Colo.

Q: When did you move to Shawnee, and what brought you here?

A: In 1975, to open a retail business.

Q: What did you want to be when you grew up?

A: A police officer, and I was able to do that when I served 10 years as a sergeant with the Overland Park Police Department.

Q: What’s the biggest risk you’ve ever taken?

A: Opening a retail store.

Q: What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever been given?

A: Follow your gut feelings.

Q: What three things would you want people to know about you?

A: 1. I keep learning about history, 2. I follow what’s going on in the government, 3. I love to meet people and exchange viewpoints.

Q: What’s your ideal vacation spot?

A: Texas

Favorite things

Song: The Navy Hymn

Color: Turquoise

Food: Johnny’s BBQ

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