Stanley Albert Saari, age 81, of Cazenovia, Wisconsin passed away on Thursday, May 14, 2020, at William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital after a brief but courageous battle with cancer.

Stanley was born in Frankfort, Indiana on Sept. 29, 1938 to his mother, Marguerite Saari and father, Ano John Saari, Sr. He served in the U.S. Navy as a helicopter mechanic during the Vietnam War from 1955 to 1961. Stanley moved to Wisconsin in 1972 when he married his wife, Phyllis (Terry) Saari at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Wonewoc, Wisconsin. For several years, he worked in construction and masonry and at Grede’s Foundry until he retired in 1993 where he lived out the rest of his days as a farmer in Cazenovia.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Marguerite Effie (Kyer) Saari and Ano John Saari; his brothers, Delbert Saari, John Saari and Ano Saari; his sister, Irene Posey; and his son, Stanley A. Saari, Jr.

He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Phyllis Elaine (Terry) Saari; his sons, Stanley A. Saari II and John (Rita) F. Seibert; his daughters, Yvonne (John) Paytosh and Danna (Scott) Holland; his sister, Wilma Fish; 13 beloved grandchildren and many dearly loved great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

No services will be conducted at this time.