Michael W. Stahl

Funeral Services:

Michael W. Stahl of Eaton Rapids passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, April 8, 2018 at the age of 64. He was born May 2, 1953 to Fred and Alma (Woodward) Stahl in Eaton Rapids.  Mike was the current owner/ operator of Stahl & Sons Inc. in Eaton Rapids. For the past 15 years he was also a heating and cooling instructor for Lansing Community College.  Mike was very active in the Charlotte community, where he was a past member of the St. John’s Episcopal Church. He was also active in the Charlotte Boy Scouts for more than 40 years and currently the Scout Master of Troop 46.  Mike was known for putting on the Chicken BBQs at the Charlotte Frontier Days. He enjoyed gathering maple syrup and was the third generation of the Stahl family to do so. During Christmas time he and his wife, Alana would dress up as Santa and Mrs. Claus and visit the residents of the VFW National Home for Children. Mike was also very active in volunteering for the Eaton Rapids Area Historical Society, where he worked hard to maintain the grounds and facilities at the Miller Farm.  Mike was beloved by many and will be missed dearly by all who remember him.

Preceding him in death were his parents and grandson, Aiden McLendon.

Surviving are his wife, Alana Stahl; children, Robert (Lori) Stahl, Wendy Stahl, Amanda McLendon, Christopher Sand, Adam Sheets; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren with one on the way; brother, Mark (Debbie) Stahl; sister, Lynda (Vincent) Goeman as well as many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Friday, April 13, 2018 at Skinner Funeral Home, Eaton Rapids Chapel.

For those desiring, memorial contributions may be made to the Eaton Rapids Area Historical Society in Michael’s name.  To share memories and condolences, please visit