Windell Earl Stumpff(1940-2014)

Mr. Windell Earl Stumpff, 73, of Bartlesville, died at 2:05 A.M. on Thursday, February 13, 2014 at the Jane Phillips Medical Center.
Funeral services for Mr. Stumpff will be held at 10 A.M. on Monday, February 17, 2014 in the Stumpff Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Roger Sheppard officiating. Graveside services will be held at 3 P.M. on Monday at the Clio Cemetery at Jenkins, Missouri directed by the Stumpff Funeral Home & Crematory.
The Stumpff family will receive guests at the Stumpff Funeral Home on Sunday, February 16, 2014 from 4 P.M. until 6 P.M.
A memorial fund has been established and those who wish may send their contributions to the , 4110 South 100th East Ave., Suite 101, Tulsa,Oklahoma, 74146.
Mr. Stumpff was born at Jenkins, Missouri on December 29, 1940 the son of Edgar Paul Stumpff and Pluma M. (Patton) Stumpff. He grew up and received his education at Cato, Missouri and graduated from Cassville High School at Cassville, Missouri in 1958. He was married to Carol Louise Shetley in April of 1959 at Cassville, Missouri. They made their home in Bartlesville and Mr. Stumpff attended Tulsa Barber College where he graduated in 1959. He was active as a barber at Ashley's Barber Shop in the Pennington Hills Shopping Center, then with Bill Boatright at the 14th Street Barber Shop in Bartlesville and later operated his own shop in Nowata for a short time. He then moved to Springfield, Missouri where he was a representative of the Latta Distributing Company until returning to Bartlesville in the late 1960's. He served as a Dewey Police Officer for two years and then was active in his own painting and home remodeling business for a number of years. In the mid 1980's he became employed at the Stumpff Funeral Home in Bartlesville as a funeral assistant until his recent illness. Carol Stumpff preceded him in death on August of 1992. Windell was also an avid antique collector for many years and made many trips to surrounding states and localities in search of antiques and shaving mugs. He married Frances Marie Miller on October 24, 1992 at Roaring River, Missouri and they have made their home in Bartlesville since that time.
Mr. Stumpff is survived by his wife, Frances of the home in Bartlesville, his four children, Angie Berry and husband Jerry of Wann, Carrie Stumpff of Tulsa, Danny Stumpff of Bartlesville and Kendell Stumpff of Bartlesville, three step children, Michael Payne, Chris Payne and Melissa Payne all of Bartlesville, five brothers, Paul Stumpff and wife Joann of Bartlesville, Larry Stumpff and wife Linda of Bartlesville, Keith Stumpff and wife Ruth of Tulsa, Jerry Stumpff and wife Carol of Hominy, Okla., and Ron Stumpff and wife Joyce of Bartlesville, 18 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his father in 1947, his mother in 2009 and a sister, Elizabeth Stumpff as an infant.
Friends who wish may sign the online guest book and leave condolences at

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Stumpff Funeral Home & Crematory
1600 Southeast Washington Boulevard Bartlesville, OK 74006
(918) 333-4300

Published in Examiner-Enterprise from Feb. 16 to Mar. 16, 2014