George Guido Stockero, Sr.
George Guido Stockero, Sr., 77, Caspian, passed away at Omega House hospice facility in Houghton on Friday, February 23. He was born on February 25, 1940 in Hermansville, the son of the late Guido and Emma (Marana) Stockero. On September 4, 2001 George married Barbara (nee Woons) and the couple resided in Caspian.
George graduated from Stambaugh High School in 1958. He received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in biology education from Northern Michigan University. George taught high school biology for 30 years, the first two in Beaverton, MI and the remainder at Forest Park High School, where he retired in 1992.
An avid hunter, George made daily visits to his camp in Iron River Township. He enjoyed hosting many get-togethers for family, friends and classmates. He was instrumental in helping to form the Iron County Bowhunters Club which held their semi-annual banquet at his camp. George was also an avid golfer and enjoyed wintering in Arizona.
Besides his parents, George was preceded in death by his brother-in-law Jerold Saundri.
George is survived by his wife, Barbara; two sons, George Jr. (Shari), Chassell, and Geoffry (Terri Hughes), Petoskey; step-daughter Stacy (Brett) Rodriguez, Greenfield, WI; step-son Ryan (Kelley) Lindberg, Los Angeles, CA; grandchildren Zachary (Emily) Stockero, Andrew Stockero, Brooke and Chloe Rodriguez, and Jaxon and Sloane Lindberg. He is further survived by his sister, Nancy Saundri, brother-in-law George (Beverly) Woons, three nieces, Kathryn (Dan) Brugman, Jane (Don) Palmer, and Rebecca (Mike) Mannikko, and special cousin, Larry (Susan) Polich.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, March 5. Visitation will be from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at the Jacobs Funeral Home, Iron River, MI. A mass of Christian burial will be held at 11 a.m. at St. Cecilia Catholic Church, Caspian, with Fr. Gregory Veneklase officiating.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the Omega House, 2211 Maureen Lane, Houghton, MI 49931.
2211 Maureen Lane, Houghton MI 49931