Michael Stan McDonald  March 21 1944  May 24 2019

Michael Stan McDonald March 21 1944 May 24 2019

March 21 1944 May 24 2019
Michael Stan McDonald passed away at home in St. George, Utah on Friday, May 24, 2019 from complications of a stroke. Michael was born in Electra, Texas March 21, 1944 to Docia Hughrene and Howard Lee McDonald. He graduated from Electra High School, attended Midwestern State University and served in Texas National Guard for 6 years. He moved to Brigham City, Utah to work for Morton Thiokol in 1972, where he met the love of his life, Susan Kenny Ollett. They were married in Brigham City on June 21, 1973. Michael and Susan were long time residents of Mantua, Utah. After being laid off at Thiokol they moved to Tooele, Utah so Mike could open a business in Salt Lake. Mike was a faithful member of the Church of Christ and served as song leader and teacher in the Brigham City and Tooele churches. In 2018 he and Susan were able to retire and move to St. George, a long time dream of Mike’s to get out of the cold. Mike was an avid fisherman and loved to golf and had many special friends in the golf community. He loved to talk to people and made friends wherever he went. He loved his animals and always had dogs, cats and horses around. He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Susan, his brothers Richard Dan McDonald (his twin) and Gary Lee McDonald, Sr., his nieces and nephews Lea Ellen McDonald, Corey McDonald, Gary Lee McDonald, Jr., Ryan Mitchell Cragun, Anne Cragun Long, and several cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents Hughrene and Howard McDonald, all his aunts and uncles, grandparents, and many cousins. Graveside services for family and friends will be held in St. George on June 21, 2019, 11 am at the Pavilion at Tonaquint Cemetery, 1777 South Dixie Drive. Please wear casual clothing as it will be outdoors. A memorial celebration of life will be held in Wichita Falls, Texas, date pending. The family wishes to thank the doctors and staff at Intermountain Dixie Regional Hospital for the exceptional care Mike received and Intermountain Home care and Hospice for the wonderful caring support they provided in Mike’s final days at home. In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to Hospice at: Intermountain Foundation for Home care & Hospice 11520 S. Redwood Road South Jordan, UT 84095 or donate online at FoundationForHomecare.org To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Michael Stan McDonald please visit our Sympathy Store.

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