11/6/1933 – 5/24/2013
Alton H. Stout, age 79, of Fenwick passed away on Friday, May 24, 2013 at Laurels of Carson City. He was born on November 6, 1933 in Sheridan, the son of Von S. & Ethel (Piper) Stout.
On October 27, 1953, in Belding, Al was married to the former Doris I. Gasper. She survives in addition to their children, Rose & Darrin Dingman of Stanton, Arlene & Scott Rummel of Belding, Rick & Kathy Stout of Stanton and Steve & Sandy Stout of Stanton, 11 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, one sister, Alice Hesche of Alto and his beloved cat, Holly.
Al was preceded in death by his mother, father and step-mother, Marion Stout, a grandson, Josh S. Stout, and two brothers-in-law, Ken Merriman and Darrel Hesche.
Al has been a lifelong resident of the Fenwick area. He formerly owned and operated AD International Installations Inc., was a US Army veteran of the Korean Conflict, a member of the Stanton American Legion Post 452 and his special interests included flying, racing, inventing, traveling, camping, fishing and most of all, people.
Funeral services beginning at 2:00 PM will be held on Thursday, May 30, 2013 at the Simpson Family Funeral Home in Sheridan with Pastor Kenneth Harger officiating. Interment will be at the Sunny Hill Cemetery.
Visitation with the family will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday, May 29th from 6:00 until 8:00 PM at the funeral home.
The family has suggested that memorial considerations can be made to either Hospice or the Jerome House at Sparrow Hospital. There will be envelopes available at the funeral home.
On 5/24/2013 Douglas Jones said:
I will always remember Al for his humor and story telling at the “Country Cupboard” He is loved my many many people from the Sheridan and Fenwick area. Prayers and Hugs are sent to the Stout Family.
On 5/24/2013 DiAnn Chapin said:
My thoughts and prayers are with you and your families.
On 5/25/2013 Preston Staines said:
Doris..thinking of you and remembering all the kindness you and Al showed my mom. Preston
On 5/25/2013 Trish Wright said:
Doris, I am so sorry to hear of Al’s passing. Know that my thoughts and prayers are with you. Trish
On 5/25/2013 Ken and Teresa Sweet said:
Mugsy, Rose, Kathy and families! I am so sorry to hear that Alton passed away. I will really miss seeing him at the fair in Ionia this summer. Please know that you are all in my thoughts and prayers. Love to you all.
On 5/28/2013 Randy and Kim Lund said:
So sorry for your loss. Al was a great man. I really loved his sense of Humor. God be with you and yours.
On 5/28/2013 Karla Staines said:
Dear Stout family, I am truly sorry to hear of Al’s passing. He was such a kind man who always had a great, funny story to tell, and a good friend to Mom and Dad. He’ll be missed. Pastor Harger’s service for Dad was very comforting, I hope his words comfort you as well.
On 5/29/2013 kwadkins said:
To the Stout Family-Sorry for your loss-Your all in our thought and prayers.
On 5/30/2013 Danielle Trygstad said:
He was a very sweet man that made us all laugh.
On 5/31/2013 Amy Packer-Schreiner said:
I just learned of Al’s passing, I am so sorry for your loss, Al was an AWESOME man! I loved him dearly, I will never forget the picking I always received from him when I was growing up at the “Country Cupboard”. You are all in my thoughts & Prayers during this time.
On 5/31/2013 Michael & Joan Fosburg said:
Was so sorry to hear of Uncle Al’s passing. Unfortunately we couldn’t make it to the funeral. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and yours.