Stanley H. MacDonald Jr.,
May 7, 1934 ó Nov. 3, 2017
Stanley H. MacDonald Jr., 83, of West Bend, passed away unexpectedly Friday, Nov. 3, 2017.
Stan was born May 7, 1934, in Milwaukee, the son of the late Stanley H. Sr. and Lorraine (Lamb) MacDonald. On Nov. 27, 1954, he was united in marriage to Marianne Ketelsen in Milwaukee.
Stan was a lifelong member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) achieving master electrician status, and then once retired worked as a state-certified electrical inspector for multiple counties. Stan helped numerous people outside of work by using his electrical knowledge. He was also a member of the Freemasons. Stan enjoyed time outdoors, gardening, cutting grass, remodeling projects and staying busy. Above all else, he loved spending time with his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Those Stan leaves behind to cherish his memory include his wife, Marianne; two daughters, Kathy (Jeff) Valind of Hingham and Sherry (Randy) Fechter of Rhinelander; 10 grandchildren, Joseph (Jessica) Valind of West Bend, Anneliese (Paul) McDowell of Sheboygan, Alison (Billy) Brown of Nashville, Tennessee, Nicholas Valind of West Bend, Gabriel Valind, Timothy Valind, Olivia Valind, and Emma Valind, all of Hingham, Melissa (Adam) Mason of Tomahawk, and Elizabeth (Gelacio) Merida of Neenah; 15 great-grandchildren, Isabelle, Madelyn, Leah, Aaron Valind, Lydia, Grace, Caleb, Ava, Sophia McDowell, Charlotte Brown, Grayson Valind, Aliannah, Asavari, Ariella, and Ozias Mason; a brother, Richard (Paula) MacDonald; a sister, Carol (Bill) Jach; his beloved pet, Noel; and other relatives and friends.
In addition to his parents, Stan was preceded in death by his son, Stanley A. MacDonald, and a great-granddaughter, Samantha McDowell.
A memorial service for Stan will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov/ 11, at the Myrhum Patten Miller & Kietzer Funeral Home, 1315 W. Washington St., West Bend. Stanís family will greet relatives and friends at the funeral home from 11 a.m. until the time of service.
The Myrhum Patten Miller & Kietzer Funeral Homes have been entrusted with Stanís arrangements. Additional information and guestbook may be found at www.myrhum-patten.com.