Stanley H. MacDonald Jr. Print
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Written by Ozaukee Press   
Wednesday, 08 November 2017 15:53

Stanley H. MacDonald Jr., 83, of West Bend, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, Nov. 3, 2017.
Stan was born on 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) who achieved 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, Tenn., Nicholas Valind of West Bend, and 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; other relatives; and friends.
In addition to his parents, Stan was preceded in death by his son Stanley A. MacDonald and great-granddaughter Samantha McDowell.
A memorial service for Stan will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017, at Myrhum Patten Miller & Kietzer Funeral Home, 1315 W. Washington St., West Bend.
Stan’s family will greet relatives and friends at the funeral home from 11 a.m. until the service.
Myrhum Patten Miller & Kietzer Funeral Homes have been entrusted with Stan’s arrangements.
Additional information and a guest book may be found at www.myrhum-patten.com.