Mr. Windell Earl Stumpff, 73, of Bartlesville, Okla., died at 2:05 a.m. on Thursday, February 13, 2014 at the Jane Phillips Medical Center.
Funeral services for Mr. Stumpff were held at 10 a.m. on Monday, February 17, 2014, in the Stumpff Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Roger Sheppard officiating.
Graveside services were held at 3 p.m. on Monday at the Clio Cemetery at Jenkins, Missouri, directed by the Stumpff Funeral Home & Crematory.
The Stumpff family received guests at the Stumpff Funeral Home on Sunday, Feb. 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 American Cancer Society, 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 1960s. 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 1980s he became employed at the Stumpff Funeral Home in Bartlesville as a funeral assistant until his recent illness. Carol Stumpff preceded him in death in August 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.