In Memory of




Obituary for Franklin R. Stoneburner

Prairieville Township

Franklin Richard Stoneburner, age 84 of Prairieville Township passed away July 9, 2022 at Ascension Borgess Hospital in Kalamazoo. Frank was born January 29, 1938 in Alamo Township, the son of Clinton and Ruth (Kaylor) Stoneburner. Frank owned a dairy farm in the Delton area since 1965 and continued to farm even after retirement. Faith was important to Frank and he was a member at Solid Rock Bible Church. In his free time, Frank enjoyed gardening and attending his grandchildren’s many activities and sports. He was a very social person and relished in the opportunity to sit and visit with the many friends he had. Frank’s family will remember his ability to make up different lyrics to songs and his witty humor he was so known for. He will be dearly missed by his wife of 63 years, Judy (Lukins) Stoneburner; children: Denise (Don) Osborne, Glenn (Barb) Stoneburner, Andy (Terisa) Stoneburner; 10 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; siblings: Harry Stoneburner, Judy Jaeger, Hugh Stoneburner; several nieces and nephews. Frank was preceded in death by his parents, great granddaughter, Emmalynn Osborne; and nine siblings. Frank’s funeral service will be conducted at 12:00 Noon on Tuesday, July 12, 2022 at Solid Rock Bible Church, the family will receive friends one hour prior from 11:00 AM to 12:00 Noon. Pastor Roger Claypool will officiate. Burial will take place at Prairieville Cemetery. Memorial contributions to Solid Rock Bible Church will be appreciated. Please visit to share a memory or leave a condolence message for Frank’s family.