Stanley Peter Dermyer

Stanley Peter Dermyer “Pete” peacefully went to be with Jesus on January 30, 2021 under the care of Careline Hospice at the age of 91.  

Stanley is survived by the love of his life, Beulah, of Tecumseh; daughters, Corky (Bobby) Ellis of Florida and Myra (Steve) Wolfley; and sons, Dennis Dermyer and Pete Dermyer, all of Arizona; 15 grandchildren, Kelly (Clint) Allen, Mary MacDonald and Kristopher Dermyer all of Michigan, Daniel Wolfley of California, Jordan Wolfley, Sonya Wolfley, Sharon Wolfley and Teresa Wolfley, all of Arizona, Cyndi (James) Hall and Joseph (Lily) of Washington, Shayla (Joe) LeMieux, Kendra Dermyer and Lindsey Dermyer all of Arizona and Mitchell and Mason Ellis of Florida.

His 13 great-grandchildren: Olivia, Elaina, Carley, Taryn, D’Angelo, Vivian, Jefferson, Norah, Brodee, Trace, Claira, Daxton, and Ella.  Also survived by his siblings, Daniel (Norena) Dermyer and Mary Jane Gibson, along with several nieces and nephews. Stanley was proceded in death by his parents, Myron Peter and Gladys (Packard) Dermyer; sisters, Phyllis Nelson, Katherine Champanois, Alta Herman, and Gladys Lipp, and brother Fred Dermyer.

Stanley was born on February 20, 1929 in Tecumseh. Stanley proudly served in the  United States Navy aboard the aircraft carrier USS Salerno Bay.  He married Beulah Withrow on September 24, 1949, she survives, and they spent over 71 years building a wonderful life together.

Stanley retired after working over 40 years at the Tecumseh Products. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Tecumseh where he served as a deacon. His favorite pasttimes were racing at Manchester Speedway, riding motorcycles, and restoring old cars. He also enjoyed bowling, fishing, hunting, camping up north, gardening, and traveling to Florida and Arizona to visit their family. He was an amazing woodworker and took pride in his Jesus signs that have been shared worldwide. He was in two movies, “Mr. What” and “Sidewalk Singer,” which if you knew him, he considered himself a movie star. He was known as Papa Pete to his grandkids and great-grandkids and loved them dearly. He was always their #1 fan.

Services will be held at a later date.


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