Stanley Ray Metheny, age 64, of Wiota, Iowa, passed away Sunday, June 20, 2021, at his residence near Wiota.
Stan was born June 23, 1956, in Greenfield, IA, to Billie and Lena Mae (Masching) Metheny. He attended Exira schools as a child, then later obtained his GED. In 1974 he married Debbie Oathoudt and together they had 2 children, Hope and Stephanie, and later divorced. On August 27, 1994, Stan married Kathleen “KD” (Schoenbeck) at the Lake Anita State Park.
At the age of 16, Stan started working in the concrete industry. Stan was quite the conversationalist when the topic of concrete came up, he was able to talk about the topic for hours. In the year 2000 Stan and KD founded SM Concrete. He took great pride for his love and work of concrete for his clients. Other hobbies and side passions included raising miniature cattle, deer and shed hunting, pheasant hunting, being on the farm and helping those around him. He recently started raising purebred German Shepherds. He took great pride in his children, and their accomplishments as well, and could often be heard talking about them and his grandchildren.
Preceded in his death are his parents, Billie and Lena Mae Metheny; his brother, Sheldon Metheny; and a brother-in-law, Ron Kline.
Stan is survived by his wife, Kathleen “KD”; two children, Hope Metheny and Stephanie (Josh) Waters; two grandchildren, Maverick and Briar Waters; siblings, Sam (Linda) Metheny, Sandy (Steve) Paulsen, Cathie Alff, Judy (Bruce) Alff, Jane Kline, Steve Metheny; and many nieces and nephews.
Per Stan’s wishes cremation has been chosen and no services are arranged at this time.
Hockenberry Family Care in Atlantic, Iowa, is handling the arrangements for Stan and his family.