John Paul Stansbury, Jr.

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

John Paul Stansbury, Jr.

May 4, 1935 - Sept. 2, 2016

McCOOK, Neb. -- John Paul Stansbury, Jr., age 81, formerly of McCook, died at El Dorado Manor in Trenton on Friday, Sept. 2, 2016.

He was born in Rushville, Neb., on May 4, 1935, to John Paul and LuLu E. (Squire) Stansbury. John attended and graduated from Rushville High School.

John worked as an assistant maintenance supervisor in Grand Forks, N.D. at the University of North Dakota Rehabilitation Hospital, retiring after 23 years. On Sept. 5, 1970, he was united in marriage to Darlene A. Spicer.

John was a record sargent at The Salvation Army in Grand Forks, N.D. He was a member of Memorial United Methodist Church in McCook. Due to health concerns, John moved to El Dorado Manor in February 2016. He enjoyed fishing, watching westerns, whistling and spending time with his grandchildren.

John was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Teddy and Donald; and one sister, Doris Kearns.

Survivors include his wife, Darlene of McCook; three sons, Matthew and wife, Marsha of Rocklin, Calif., Mark and wife, Jenny of Grand Forks and Joshua and wife, Rhegan of Springfield, Ill.; six grandchildren, Arielle, Sophia, Bryce, Isabella, Lillianah and Josias; nieces, nephews and friends.

Memorials may be given in his name.

Memorial service will be at Herrman-Jones Funeral Chapel on Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016, at 11 a.m. Friends may leave on-line condolences at

Herrmann-Jones Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.