Everett Stoner Jr.

Everett Stoner Jr.

Everett passed away Sunday, July 23, 2017 at Vicina Gardens in Otsego.

He was born November 17, 1926 in Wetaug, Illinois, to Carl Stoner and Frances DaVault. Everett proudly served his country in the US Army in Vienna, Austria during WWII. He had been a truck driver for Indianhead Truck Lines until his retirement in 1985. He was a member of the Teamsters from 1949 until 1985. On May 17, 1947 he married Betty Bennett who passed away June 14, 2017. They had recently celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary.

Surviving are his children, Janice Double and Steve (Penny) Stoner both of Plainwell; 4 grandchildren, Jamy Bowman, Jerry Bowe and her children, Morgan Brea and CJ, Gabrial Stoner and his children, Evan and Blake, and  Kasey Stroud and her children, Aiden and Audrey.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Carl Stoner and Frances Adams and his wife.

Friends may visit with Everett’s family starting at 10:00 A.M., Wednesday, July 26, 2017 at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego until the time of the funeral service at 11:00 A.M. with Celebrant Bill Rose officiating.

Burial will follow at Fort Custer National Cemetery in Augusta.

Contributions in memory of Everett may be made to Great Lakes Caring Hospice.

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

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  1. Irv and Eleanor McCullough says:

    To the family: Although we didn”t know Everett and Betty very long, we became good friends and will miss them. We send our sympathy to you who were very close to them. Irv and Eleanor McCullough

  2. Debby Nutter says:

    Steve and family. So sorry for your loss. Find peace in knowing the suffering is over and that your mom and dad are together again.

  3. Brian Arehart says:


    Sorry to see of you dads passing.

  4. Pat and Sue Janssen says:

    Steve and Jan, we are really going to miss your dad. He and your mom were good friends. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your families.

  5. Wendy McCracken says:

    Steve and Penny, I am so sorry for the loss of your dad, He was such a bright light, I loved talking to him and hearing his stories, He loved your mother so much and it broke my heart when he told me your mother had passed you could see it in his eyes how much he would loved and would miss her. I am thinking of your family and praying for you.

  6. Terry and Lori Steele says:

    Steve,Penny and family sorry for your loss.

  7. Ron Root says:

    Steve and Family. I’m very sorry to hear of your dads passing. Sending prayers.

  8. Howard & Jan Yake says:

    Steve, Jan and family. Many good years of monthly dinners and bus trips we shared with your parents. Everett and Betty were special people and we will fondly remember the fellowship we shared together.

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