Born 1915 in Hastings, Minnesota, Fr. Stark was ordained to the priesthood for the Archdiocese of St. Paul in 1944. Fr. Stark incardinated into the Diocese of New Ulm when the diocese was formed in 1957.
- Associate, Nativity of Our Lord, St. Paul, 1944
- Associate, Immaculate Conception, Faribault, 1944-1945
- Associate, Holy Trinity, Winsted, 1945-1946
- Associate, St. Francis de Sales, St. Paul, 1946-1947
- Associate, St. Michael, St. Paul, 1947-1951
- Administrator, Holy Name, Vesta, 1951-1954
- Pastor, St. Dionysius, Tyler, 1954-1965
- Pastor, St. Michael, Gaylord, 1965
- Pastor, St. John, Darwin, 1965-1969
- Pastor, St. Andrew, Granite Falls, 1969-1971
- Pastor, St. Joseph, Clements, 1971-1986
- Pastor at St. Thomas, Sanborn, 1977-1986, while remaining pastor of St. Joseph, Clements
Fr. Stark retired from assigned ministry in 1986 and died in 1991 at the age of 75.