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John David Stutzman

October 14, 1947 ~ January 16, 2024 (age 76) 76 Years Old
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John David Stutzman, 76, of Brownsville, OR died January 16, 2024. He was born October 14, 1947, to Merle and Leila Stutzman in Lebanon, OR.

A devout Christian, John loved and served the Lord. His life was marked by a strong sense of family, community, and love for all.

While fulfilling his 1-W service in Sarasota, FL, he met his wife, Bonnie Levine. They married September 1, 1970, in Albany and had four children.

He started his career early on in agriculture, but his inventive and entrepreneurial spirit led him to own two businesses - Collin’s Canopies and Coachcraft. He founded Coachcraft, a luxury vehicle fabricator, in 1983. His genuine concern for the well-being of others guided him to pivot Coachcraft to an accessible vehicle conversion manufacturer.

He enjoyed spending time in the outdoors with family and friends, whether gardening, snowmobiling, fishing, crabbing, or traveling.

Survivors include his wife, Bonnie Stutzman; four children Lu (Steve) Gosar of Laramie, WY, Marty (Pepper) Stutzman of Shedd, OR, Mikey Stutzman of Brownsville, OR, and Laura (Alex) Schultz of Corvallis, OR; brother Melvin Stutzman, sisters Merlyn Mullett and Zelma Baker, and brother Stanley Stutzman; five grandchildren: Hayden Stutzman, Hannah Stutzman, Jacob Gosar, Jaxon Gosar, and Jace Gosar. He was preceded in death by his parents and sister Sharon Stutzman.

In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests donations be made to Gospel Echoes Team Prison Ministry Northwest of Albany, OR in John's memory.

We would like to thank each and every one of you for your friendship to our beloved Husband, Dad, and Grandpa. All of the phone calls and visits truly meant so much to him.

- The Stutzman Family

 

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Viewing
Monday
January 22, 2024

5:30 PM
AAsum-Dufour Funeral Home
805 Ellsworth St SW
Albany, OR 97321

Funeral Service
Tuesday
January 23, 2024

2:00 PM
Fairview Mennonite Church
35100 Goltra Rd SE
Albany, OR 97322

Committal
Tuesday
January 23, 2024

3:00 PM
Fairview Mennonite Cemetery
35100 Goltra Rd SE
Albany, OR 97322

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