Stanley R. Minor, 87, of Olathe, passed away August 1, 2021. Visitation will be Thursday, August 5, from 1-2pm followed by services at 2pm, all at the Terrace Park Lakeside Chapel. Burial with full military honors will follow at Terrace Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Stanley’s name may be made to Shriner’s Hospital for Children, 2900 Rocky Point Dr., Tampa, FL 33607, or to KC English Bulldog Rescue, 11184 Antioch Road, Box 214, Overland Park, KS 66210.
Stanley was born on January 28, 1934 in Cullum, Illinois, to Fred and Mabel (Willman) Minor. He was a graduate of the University of Missouri and a veteran of the United States Air Force, where he was a member of the Thunderbirds from 1956-1957. He married Karen Sue Baxter on June 22, 1963.
Stanley had been a member of the Masonic Lodge in Atkinson, NE, attaining the rank of 32nd degree Mason and was Past Master. He was also a member of the Scottish Rite and belonged to the Church of the Resurrection. He enjoyed travel, reading, and fishing.
Stanley was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Bruce Minor. He is survived by his wife, Karen, of 58 years; a son, Mike Minor (wife, Lisa) and a daughter, Julie Minor. He will be dearly missed.
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