Jack Stoneburner

Jack Stoneburner

Jack L. Stoneburner of Alamo, Michigan, passed away Thursday, November 1, 2012 at his home. Jack was born June 2, 1936 at the family home in Alamo to Clinton and Ruth (Kaylor) Stoneburner and was a lifelong resident of the area. A graduate of Otsego High School, for many years he was employed with Eaton Corp. Jack also enjoyed keeping busy by farming and tending his garden.

On June 28, 1958 at the Alamo Congregational Church he married Mary Ellen Tayer, who survives. Also surviving are his children, Luanne (Joe) Locey, Mark (Kathy) Stoneburner, Scott (Kim) Stoneburner and Mary Kay (Matt) Carpenter; his grandkids, Jacob (Jenn) Williams, Stefanie Stoneburner, Mark Stoneburner, Paige Stoneburner, Amber Stoneburner, Elijah Stoneburner, Carson Stoneburner, Bryant Carpenter, Alex Carpenter, Hannah and Jacob Brinkman, and Megan Newton; great-grandkids, Ryah and Tzari Stoneburner and Coda Lawson; siblings, Arline (Elmo) Wallace, James (Shirley) Stoneburner, Harry (Norma) Stoneburner, Frank (Judy) Stoneburner, Judy (John) Hunt-Jaeger and Hugh Stoneburner; in-laws, Gerald Barber, Joy Stoneburner and Margaret Stoneburner; many nieces and nephews.

Preceding him in death were his siblings, Lucille Barber, Kenny Stoneburner, Clinton Stoneburner, Jr., Ruth Graham, Mary Knowlton and John Stoneburner. Friends may visit with his family from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P.M. Friday, November 2, 2012 at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego, where funeral services will be held at 2:30 P.M. Saturday, Pastor Tom Koning officiating. Burial will follow at Alamo Center Cemetery.

Contributions in memory of Jack may be made to Alamo Nursing Home or Faith Ministries.

Messages of condolence may be posted at www.WinkelFuneralHome.com

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  1. Joanne & Mike Krcatovich says:

    Aunt Mary & family,

    You are all in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult & sad time. You took such good care of Uncle Jack .He sure loved his family. We’re all going to miss him so much. Let me know if you need anything at all.
    God Bless,
    Joanne & Mike

  2. Lee and Diane Boysen says:

    Dear Aunt Mary and famlies,
    We are so sorry for your loss. We will all miss Uncle Jack. We are sending up prayers for all of you. Please let us know, if we can help you with anything.

  3. Kris Kenz says:

    Dear Mary, Luanne and Scott,

    I am so sorry to hear about Jack. You are in my prayers. You were literally some of the first people I met since you, Mary, shared a hospital room with my Mom Jean when she had me and you had Scott in July 1966. Take good care of each other and hold onto the good memories you have.

  4. Don & Ellen Fillingham says:

    Sorry for your loss. Jack was a great man and highly loved by his family and highly respected by all. Rest in peace. The great morals and values he had and lived his life by carry on today with his kids and grand kids.

    God bless everyone,

    Don & Ellen

  5. Helen says:

    My thoughts and prayers are with you Mary during this difficult time!!

  6. Bob Morrison says:

    I’ll always remember Jack for the good times of growing up in Alamo. All of the Stoneburner family is in our thoughts.

  7. Randy and Paula Grabach says:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

    With sympathy,
    Randy and Paula

  8. Phyllis and Jim Gary says:

    We were saddened to hear of your loss. You and your family are in our thoughts, our hearts and our prayers. Wishing you strength and peace. With Sympathy, Jim and Phyllis

  9. Deb Lovett says:

    So Sorry for your loss. My thoughts are with your family

    Deb

  10. Nancy & David Veld says:

    So sorry to hear about Jack. Your in our thoughts and prayers.

  11. Bob & Roberta Miles says:

    Sorry to hear of your loss. I always enjoyed talking with Jack.

  12. Barbara Warnez Brenner says:

    I was very sorry to hear of your loss. I will always remember Mr. Stoneburner from the days when you lived next door to us on Grant Street and then when our mom would bring us out to visit when you moved to the farm on D Avenue. You are in all of the Warnez’s thoughts and prayers.

  13. Don & Sherry Hurlbut says:

    Mary Ellen & Family and the entire Stoneburner Family:

    We were saddened to learn of Jack’s passing. We had heard that he had been sick, so perhaps this was a blessing for Jack that he is no longer suffering. However, it leaves an empty spot in the hearts of the entire family.

    I have fond childhood memories of the Stoneburner family. Over the years we haven’t seen them as often, but whenever I saw Jack, he always had a big smile on his face.

    May your memories and the fact that Jack is at peace help you all through this difficult time.

    Don and I send sympathy and our love.

  14. Don, Joyce and Ben Carpenter says:

    To the family of Jack Stoneburner:

    We do not know you personally but our son Ben is a friend of Harry’s and told us of Jack’s death. We were so very sorry. Please accept our sympathies.

    Sincerely,
    The Carpenters

  15. Jan Gerhart says:

    To Mary Ellen and Family and ALL the Stoneburners:
    I’m so sorry to hear of Jack’s passing, it will leave a big hole in your family gatherings. My memories of Jack will always be of a happy and cheerful guy who enjoyed a good joke and lots of laughter. We shared a special sign from the Little Rascal TV shows. “High Sign”, Jack, you will be greatly missed!! My love to you all.
    Jan

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