Stanley Bryan Surfus

February 20, 1988 - September 03, 2018

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Sunday, September 09, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Independent Full Gospel Church, 1000 S. Gonser Ave., Ashley

Sunday, September 09, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Independent Full Gospel Church, 1000 S. Gonser Ave., Ashley


Monday, September 10, 11:00 AM
Independent Full Gospel Church, 1000 S. Gonser Sve., Ashley


Stanley Bryan Surfus, 30, of Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, and formerly of the Auburn area died unexpectedly Monday, September 3, 2018, in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin.

He was born February 20, 1988, in Auburn to Stanley John Surfus and Karen (Cartwright) Tritch.

On March 14, 2008, in Auburn he married Randi Lynn Straley.

He was a supervisor at Waukesha Iron and Metal in Waukesha, Wisconsin.

Stan loved all sports, but especially the Cubs and Colts. He enjoyed golfing, riding his motorcycle, and loved to take his daughter hunting.

Surviving are his wife, Randi Surfus of Oconomowoc; a daughter, KayLynn Thomas, at home; his mother and stepfather, Karen and Rick Tritch of Hudson; his father and stepmother, Stanley and Sheila Surfus of Auburn; five brothers, Brandyn (Kayla) Surfus of Watertown, Wisconsin, Allen Collins of Garrett, Travis Sturgill of Auburn, Brandon Tritch of Angola, and Timmy Zimmerman of Angola; three sisters, Brooke Surfus of Auburn, Amber Johnson of Mongo, and Bethany (Chester) Craft of West Lafayette; two sisters-in-law, Samantha Straley of Kendallville and Jami (Shaun) Graber of Grabill; maternal grandparents, Joe and Linda Tritch of Hudson; paternal grandmother, Cathy Armstrong of Auburn; mother-in-law, Dena Smith of Ashley; father-in-law, Randy (Tami) Straley of Hudson; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by maternal grandparents, Ivan and Dorcas Cartwright; and paternal grandparents, Marilyn and Wayne Surfus and Bill Armstrong.

Funeral services will be Monday, September 10, 2018, at 11 a.m. at the Independent Full Gospel Church, 1000 South Gonser Avenue, Ashley with Pastor Sam Weimer officiating. Burial will be in Circle Cemetery, Hudson.

Pallbearers will be Randy Straley, Brandyn Surfus, Darrel Lamp, Eddie Beaser, John Kolstad, Chris Straley, Jonathan Kaufmann, Justin Peals, Shaun Graber, Craig Lachance, and John Chase.

Calling is Sunday, September 9, 2018, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the church and one hour prior to the service on Monday.

Preferred memorials are to the family.

Young Family Funeral Home, Hudson-Ashley Chapel, 612 North Main Street, Hudson is assisting the family with arrangements.

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Guest Book

Todd and Tina Kirkman
September 9th, 2018 9:21pm

We are so very sorry for your families loss.

Carrie Quinn
September 9th, 2018 12:21am
Garrett Indiana

You will always be in our hearts

Sue Covey
September 8th, 2018 5:54pm

My thoughts and prayers to the family!

Cindy and Terry lake
September 8th, 2018 2:16am

Prayers r with the family's rip stanley

Judy Mills
September 7th, 2018 4:57am
Watertown, WI

My deepest regrets that I cannot be with you today to celebrate Stan's life...A life taken way to early! He will always be remembered by me as a over-sized teddy bear. God has definitely gotten himself a true angel!

Andy Grimes
September 6th, 2018 8:06pm

I'm so sorry to hear of Stan's passing! I have many fond memories of playing baseball with him as a kid. I am praying. May God's peace and comfort be near to you all.

Mark & Carrie Allen
September 6th, 2018 2:10pm

We are so sorry for your loss. Prayers for the family.

Denny and Terrie Surfus
September 6th, 2018 10:27am
Hudson IN

We are so sorry for your loss.

Dee Baird Impton
September 6th, 2018 9:27am

I'm so very sorry!

Dorothy and John Webb
September 6th, 2018 12:12am

So sorry for your loss Prayers for all the family

Reita tammy kracht
September 6th, 2018 12:06am

We are so very sorry for your loss our prayers are with all of the family at this time

Nanette Batey
September 5th, 2018 11:35pm
Pleasant Lake, IN

Prayers for your loss. We are so sorry. May he rest in peace.

Ellie Grim
September 5th, 2018 11:11pm
Auburn Indiana

Stan, Sheila,& Family, Just want you to know you are in our thoughts & Prayers.

Morris Vanover
September 5th, 2018 10:09pm

Charles Pepple
September 5th, 2018 8:16pm

RIP nephew. You are gone from this woeld now, but, the MAN upstairs has bigger plans for you. You never be forgotten by you many friends and your family. Will see you one day. Love you, Uncle Charlie.

Jeff Reynolds
September 5th, 2018 6:49pm
Beloit Wisconsin

So sorry.