Dean Eugene Stacy, age 70 years old, died February 26th, 2018 at Kalispell Regional Hospital surrounded by family. He was born to James (Bill) and Lillie Stacy in Whitefish, Montana. He was married the love of his life Norma F Stacy for 49 years. They had 3 children Dean Alan Stacy, Tony Stacy and Norma Jean Stacy.
Dean was born in Whitefish, Mt and lived most of his life in Eureka, Montana where he was surrounded by family and friends. He enlisted in the US Navy in 1963 and served 4 years of service. During this time he met and married his wife of 49 years Norma McMonagle Stacy from Ireland. Dean and Norma’s life took them all over the United States working in many different occupations such as a rock driller, mechanic, saw mill laborer, oil field worker, welder, and Alaska pipeline heavy equipment operator, to his last job owning and operating his own log truck until his retirement.
Dean enjoyed playing music, camping, fishing and clam digging. His favorite times were sitting around with his family and friends singing and playing songs and telling stories from Pinkham Creek.
Dean is preceded in death by his wife of 49 years Norma Stacy, parents Bill and Lillie Stacy, son Dean Alan Stacy, brothers Jerry Stacy, Beryl Stacy, and sister Marlene Stacy.
Dean is survived by his son Tony and his wife Chrystal Stacy; daughter Norma Jean Stacy; grandchildren Dalton Stacy and Dante Stacy and great grandchild Dean Alan Stacy; brothers James (Jiggs) & Jeannette Stacy, Bill Stacy, Don & Judy Stacy, Ron & Pat Stacy, Alan & Marie Stacy; and sister Dorene & Albert Mee.
Funeral services will be held at 9:30 a.m., Saturday March 3rd, at Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church in Eureka. Interment will be at the Tobacco Valley Cemetery with lunch provided by the Catholic Church. The VFW will be hosting a celebration of life for Dean Starting at 4:00. Live music and BBQ will be enjoyed. Arrangements are by Schnackenberg & Nelson Funeral Home in Eureka. Online condolences and memories may be shared at www.schnackenbergfh.com.