March 16, 1963 - March 4, 2021
Stanley Dean Poole, the youngest of 6 children, born to Jim and Lois Poole on March 16th 1963 in Owatonna, MN, passed away unexpectedly at his home in Fort Myers, Florida on March 4th 2021. He is survived by his fiancé Jacqueline Thompson, his dogs Veronica and Sebastian, and cat, Kitay’; 5 siblings; Sue (John) Swenson of Blooming Praire MN, Steve Poole (Stacy Fisher) of St. Cloud MN, Shari (Garry) Austin of Eau Claire WI, Sam (Lisseth) Poole of St. Cloud MN, Scott (Donna) Poole of Jackson WI. He was preceded in death by his parents Jim and Lois Poole. Stanley was a 1981 graduate of Winnebago High School, Winnebago, Minnesota. He moved on to receiving a college degree at Mankato University. Stanley worked at Federated Insurance for thirteen years. He then traded his suit and tie for jeans and flannels starting an adventure moving to Grand Marais Minnesota obtaining a real estate and insurance license. He then purchased and ran the Gun Flint Motel successfully. Stan left Grand Marais and started his next adventure moving to Fort Myers Florida. He taught real estate classes at Larson Educational Services and was an operations manager at Coastal Fire. Stanley was a devout born again Christian and attended Grace Church in North Fort Myers. His great love for Jesus lead him in his travels to the Holy Lands in Israel, being baptized in the Jordan River. Reading of the scripture was how he began each day. His heart was forever full with the spirit of the Lord which poured out to those around him. Stan leaves behind many cousins, nieces, nephews, friends and coworkers. He touched each and every one of their lives deeply. His love for his family and Jackie was unwavering. He will be missed beyond words. “He will cover you with his feathers and under his wings you will find refuge.” – Psalms 91:4 Immediate funeral ceremonies are private and cremation rites will be accorded. The family is planning a future Celebration of Life for Stan and information will be announced as soon as further details become available. To share a story or photo, leave a tribute or to offer condolences to the family at this difficult time, please visit Stan's memorial webpage at www.fortmyersmemorial.com and sign his guestbook.
Stanley Dean Poole, the youngest of 6 children, born to Jim and Lois Poole on March 16th 1963 in Owatonna, MN, passed away unexpectedly at his home in Fort Myers, Florida on March 4th 2021. He is survived by his fiancé Jacqueline Thompson,... View Obituary & Service Information
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