June 25, 1997-Sept. 17, 2013|
Sean James Stanton, age 16, of Mt. Pleasant passed away with his family by his side on Tuesday, September 17, 2013, at the Hurley Medical Center in Flint.
Funeral Services for Sean will be held at the Mt. Pleasant Community Church on Sunday, September 22, 2013, at 3 p.m. with Pastor Daniel Siedlecki and Pastor Rod Reid officiating. Interment will take place in Riverside Cemetery on Monday, September 23, at 11 a.m. The family will receive friends at Clark Family Funeral Chapel on Saturday, September 21, 2013, from 3 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Visitation will continue the day of the service from 2 p.m. until the time of the service at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to the Sean Stanton Tri-Athlon Fund. Envelopes will be available at the funeral chapel and the church during the service.
Sean was born on June 25, 1997 in Owosso, the son of Richard Michael Jr. and Kathryn Suzanne (Archer) Stanton. Sean was home schooled and was active in the Mt. Pleasant Home Educators Association and the Cheministry Educational Co-Op of Midland. He attended Central Michigan Christian Church and was active in the youth groups of "Crave" at Mt. Pleasant Community Church, "Ignite" at Victory Christian Church, and "Fuel" at the Central Assembly of God. Sean loved riding road bicycles and training with Shepherd High School in Track Sprinting.
Sean is survived by his parents, Richard Michael "Rich" and Kathryn Suzanne "Katie" Stanton of Mt. Pleasant; grandparents, Joyce Archer of Owosso and Richard (Marilyn) Stanton of Boston, MA; brothers, Richard "Michael" (Isabel Christina) Stanton of Monroe and Hugh "Daniel" Stanton of Mt. Pleasant; and sisters, Julia Elizabeth and Kathryn Joyce Stanton, both of Mt. Pleasant.
Sean was preceded in death by his grandfather, Hugh Archer on October 21, 2009.
You may view Sean's obituary online and send a condolence to the family, light a memorial candle, or place a memorial donation at
Published in The Morning Sun on Sept. 21, 2013