Ted “Bone” Stoner

Ted David (Bone) Stoner, 69, of rural Mt. Pleasant, IA, died Thursday, May 14, 2020, at his home.

Graveside services will be held at a later date at Forest Home Cemetery with full military rites. Memorials have been established to the Henry County Conservation Board or EveryStep Hospice and dropped off or mailed to Olson~Powell Memorial Chapel, P.O. Box, 656, Mt. Pleasant, IA, 52641.  On-line condolences may be directed to www.olsonpowell.com.

Born in Mt. Pleasant, IA, August 6, 1950, Ted “Bone” was the son of Harold “Bill” and Elizabeth “Betty” Louise (Yocum) Stoner. He graduated from Mt. Pleasant High School in 1968.  Ted served in the U.S. Army serving in Vietnam. For the last 26 years Ted shared his life with Deb Marley.

Currently retired, Ted worked as a land surveyor and several years at Blue Bird Midwest until their closure.

He loved sports and was an Iowa Hawkeye Football, St. Louis Cardinals, and Minnesota Viking fan. In his younger years, Ted enjoyed mushroom hunting, pheasant hunting, and putting up Christmas lights.  In fact, in his youth Ted would volunteer to put up the neighbors Christmas lights or anything else they needed done. He also was a fan of fireworks, looked forward to the 4th of July, and was a true American patriot. His favorite pass time was playing 5-point pitch with his close friends.

Ted is survived by his loving soulmate, Deb Marley of Mt. Pleasant, IA; extended family, Ron and Dawn Walgren, Brian and Denise Kirby, Doug and Ashly Marley; and mother-in-law, Rosemary Marley.

Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Tim “Max” Stoner; and father-in-law, Bill Marley.