Stan Stockwell of Moscow, Idaho, passed away at Bishop Place in Pullman, Washington, November 15, 2019. He was 90.
He was born April 25, 1929 to Carlton and Vera Stockwell of Potlatch, Idaho. Stan attended school in Moscow all twelve years, graduating from Moscow High School in 1948. He worked for Nash Motors Co. in Moscow until joining the U.S. Army where he served from 1950 to 1952. He returned to Moscow where he worked as the Parts Manager at McRae’s Motors from 1952 to 1957. From 1960 through 1977 he was employed by Tri-State Distributors in Moscow, working his way from a shoe salesman to the Store Manager. For the remainder of his working career he was employed by the University of Idaho, retiring in 1991.
Stan married the love of his life, Jean Sterner, of Moscow Idaho in 1954. They had four children and lived their entire married life in Moscow.
Stan enjoyed wood working, he also spent countless hours on their small farm where, together with his wife, they commercially raised annual flowers, lavender, garlic, and a various collection of perennial flowers.
He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Jean Stockwell at Bishop Place in Pullman, children: Nancy Richardson (Greg) of Quincy, Washington, Mark Stockwell of Moscow, Deb Allen (Jim) of Lewiston, Idaho, and Marie Warner (Kurt) of Redding, California. He is also survived by eight grandchildren and thirteen great grandchildren.
Stan was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Max Stockwell.
Stan’s funeral will be Saturday, November 30th , at 10:00 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Moscow. A luncheon and time of remembering will follow at St. Mary’s Family Center.
The family requests that memorials be made to Kindred Hospice, 1610 NE Eastgate Blvd., Suite
#610, Pullman, WA 99163.
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