Stan was born to Milda (Holmes) and Marion “Bet” Calhoon in Bellingham and graduated from Blaine High School in 1961. He passed away suddenly on Sunday while traveling with his loving wife.
Stan served in the Navy as a radar specialist on the Ticonderoga aircraft carrier in the ‘60s. He had many interests including gardening, stamp collecting, photography, and playing music on his grand piano. He had a long career running an auto mechanic business in California, then Bellevue, Mill Creek and finally back in his home town of Blaine. He recently retired from Bay Automotive Repair in Birch Bay.
Stan was preceded in death by his parents and sister Lorraine Calhoon Evans. He is survived by his wife of three years, Gail; brother James (Carolyn) Calhoon; daughters Jennifer (Gary) Van de Wouwer and Elizabeth (Kyle) Calhoon-Brumbaugh; stepsons Tony (Jennifer) and Scott (Kara) MacDonald; nieces Connie Taylor, Christine (Michael) Anderson, Michelle Lindsey, and nephew David “DJ” Lindsey and grandchildren.
A celebration of life is scheduled on Saturday, November 5 at 1 p.m. at Moles Farewell Tributes, 2039 Main Street, Ferndale. There will be a sharing time and if you will not be in attendance or would rather not speak in front of the group you are welcome to send in your personal story to be read by our Celebrant. Email your personal story to: email@example.com