Welcome to the Stuck Family Page!

Updated: 28 April 2011

If you have information on the Stuck family (photographs, birth & wedding announcements, obituaries, etc.) please submit them to Jim Adams (adamsmckain at gmail.com) for inclusion on this page.

Samuel Stuck married Laura Hannah Eisenhauer who was a sister of Pearl Eisenhauer (31 March 1883 - 17 April 1939) who married Mason Clarence Adams (25 Dec 1877 - 04 June 1928). Samuel & Laura Hannah Eisenhauer Stuck were the great-grandparents of Donald Jewell Stuck (31 Dec 1925 - 29 Oct 1998) who, for many years, compiled and edited the "Traveling Back" section for the Marcellus News.

Stuck Family Tree at Ancestry.com (by res04lly)

Simeon (Simon) Stock (Stuck) (19 Feb 1830 in Snyder Co., PA - 13 Dec 1910 in Kalamazoo, MI) married Deliah Kline (1833 - 22 Sep 1906), daughter of John M. & Julia Ann (Bowersox) Kline. Simon & Deliah had 6 children:
1. Catherine
2. Julia A. (14 April 1856 - 18 April 1908 in Marcellus, Cass, MI) married Isaac Long.
3. Solomon
4. Samuel (b. about 1857 in PA - Aug 1939 in Marcellus, Cass, MI) married Laura Hannah Eisenhauer (29 March 1861 - 14 June 1957) on 21 Jan 1877 in Prairie Ronde, Kalamazoo, MI.. They had 5 children.
5. Sarah
6. Emma J.

Samuel (09 Oct 1857 in Snyder Co., PA - 29 Aug 1939 in Marcellus, Cass, MI) married Laura Hannah Eisenhauer (1861 - 1957) on 21 Jan 1877 in Prairie Ronde, Kalamazoo, MI. They had 5 children:
1. William Oscar (June 1876 in MI - 03 March 1955 in Kalamazoo, MI) married Ruth Beadle (1900 - )
2. Sadie Ann (1880 in Michigan - 1968)
3. Charles Isaac (1883 in Kalamazoo, MI - 12 June 1957 in Fulton, MI). He married Muriel Eola Bussler (1886 - ). They had 6 children.
4. Maude May (Nov 1887 - 1985) Buried in Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Kalamazoo, MI. Married William R. Ketchum of Flowerfield on 28 Sep 1904 at the home of her parents near Leesburg.
5. Cleota Irene (1902 - 1975) married Clendon C. Nash. They had 2 children: Clarence (1920 - 1982) and Charles (1928 - 2011)

William Oscar (June 1876 in MI - 03 March 1955 in Kalamazoo, MI) married (1) Ruth Beadle (1900 - ). They had 4 children. William Oscar married (2) Lillie Mae Ickes (1878 - 1928). They had 5 children:
1. Living
2. Edith (07 June 1898 - 11 April 2000)
3. L.Z. Stuck (08 April 1900 in St. Joseph Co., MI - 13 Jan 1948 in Paw Paw, Van Buren, MI) married Mildred Lenore Jewell (1900 - 1960).
4. Hazel (1903 - )
5. Mildred I. (1905 - )

L.Z. Stuck (08 April 1900 in St. Joseph Co., MI - 13 Jan 1948 in Paw Paw, Van Buren, MI) married Mildred Lenore Jewell (1900 - 1960). They had 4 children:
1. Living
2. Donald Jewell (1925 - 1998) (see obituary below)
3. Olin R. (1928 - 1993)
4. Lyle Raymond (1931 - 2007)


Obituary for Julia A. (Stuck) Long

Marcellus News, 30 April 1908: "Julia A. Stuck was born in Pennsylvania, 14 April 1856 to Simon and Delila (Kline) Stuck, and died at her home in Marcellus on 18 April 1908. She came to this country with her parents as a young girl. She was married to Isaac Long 26 Dec 1874, with whom she lived up to the time of her departure. She departed this life at the age of 53 years and 4 days. This ends an earnest devoted life on earth to begin an endless life in heaven. Services were held in the Pleasant Valley Church and burial in the church cemetery."

Marcellus News, 12 May 1960: "Mildred Stuck, age 60, died May 7, 1960. She was born April 14, 1900, the daughter of Oscar David and Dora Louella (Kline) Jewell. She was married to L.Z. Stuck on June 23, 1923 in Three Rivers where they made their home until 1926 when they moved to a farm home northeast of Howardsville. Mr. Stuck preced her in death on January 13, 1943 and she later moved to Marcellus. Survivors are her father, Oscar Jewell; three sons, Donald, Olin and Lyle; one daughter, Mrs. Dora Ann (Chuck) Fulmer; one sister, Mrs. Gus Koscher; one brother, Ned Jewell and seven grandchildren."

Obituary for Virginia Marie (Pfost) Stuck.

STUCK, Virginia Marie
Of Benton Harbor (Formerly of Marcellus)

Virginia Marie Stuck (nee Pfost), 85, of Benton Harbor, died Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012, at Lakeland Regional Medical Center in St. Joseph after a lengthy illness.

Virginia was born Oct. 11, 1926, in Coldwater, Mich., to Lowell and Dessie Pfost. She was valedictorian of Marcellus High School class of 1944 and went on to graduate from Elkhart Business University and Indiana College of Mortuary Science. She married Donald J. Stuck on May 25, 1947, in Edwards Corners, Mich. They resided in Indianapolis and South Bend, Ind., until they moved to Benton Harbor in 1956 to raise their family.

Virginia owned and operated Ginny's Doll Hospital for more than 50 years in her home. She took great care restoring each doll patient for their owners, as well as sharing her love of dolls in many speaking engagements. Virginia was the regional sales director for Tri Chem Liquid Embroidery and later became a real estate agent and insurance agent. She served on the board of the Benton Harbor/ Benton Township Senior Services Center for 27 years. She was also a member of the Algonquin Chapter of the DAR, Business and Professional Women, and a charter member of the Blossomland Doll Club. She was a member of the Methodist Peace Temple and later the St. Joseph First United Methodist Church.

She is survived by her four children: Patricia (Terry) Myers of St. Joseph, Lowell (Larry) Stuck of Portland, Ore., Daniel (Darcy) Stuck of St. Joseph, and Nancy Stuck of Benton Harbor; her grandchildren: Andrew (Isabel) Myers of Costa Rica, Joshua (Natalie) Myers of Denver, Colo., Karen Myers of Denver; one great-grandchild: Isabella Jagels, and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald, in 1998, her parents, and brothers, Robert L. and Wayne D. Pfost.


Donald J. Stuck of Benton Harbor, died October 29, 1998 at Lakeland Medical in St. Joseph. Mr. Stuck was born December 31, 1925 in Three Rivers, Mi, to L.Z. and Mildred (Jewell) Stuck. On May 25, 1947, he married the former Virginia M. Pfost in Edwards Corner, Mi. He was a 1943 graduate of Marchellus High School, served in the U.S. Army during WW II, being stationed in the Philippines and Toykyo, Japan; was a 1949 graduate of Indiana College of Mortuary Science in Indianapolis, charter member of Twin Cities Genealogical Society, and a member of Cass Co. Historical Society. Mr. Stuck co-authoried a book on the Eisenhauer Lineage, and was the author of a column for The Marcellus News entitled "80 Years Ago in Marcellus." He was an insurance agent and district manager for United Insurance of America for 40 years, then retired in 1993 from Mutual of Detroit Insurance Co. Mr. Stuck held an L.U.T.C. Insurance Certificate. In addition to his wife, Mr. Stuck is survived by two sons, Lowell D. Stuck of Portland, OR, and Daniel (Darcy) Stuck of St. Joseph; two duaghters, Patricia (Terry) Myers of St. Joseph and Nancy C. Struck of Benton Harbor; three grandchildren, Andrew Myers a student at the University of Michgian, Joshua Myers, a student at Western Michigan University, and Karen Myers, a student at St. Joseph High School; a brother, Lyle Stuck of Three Rivers; and a sister, Ann Stuck-Fulmer of Fairbanks, Alaska. He was preceded in death by his parents; and by a brother, State Trooper Olin R. Stuck in 1993. Funeral services will be held Monday, November 2, 1998 at 11 a.m. at the Kerley & Starks Funeral Home, 802 Main, St. Joseph, Mi. 49085. Graveside services will follow in Marcellus Township Cemetery, Marcellus, Mi, at 3:30 p.m. with military rites conducted by Marcellus V.F.W. Post #4054. A reception will follow the graveside rites at the Marcellus V.F.W. Post #4054. Friends may call at Kerley & Starks Chapel from 2-5 p.m. on Sunday. M!
Memorial donations may be made to Peace Temple United Methodist Church, of which he was a member. source: Kalamazoo Gazette 31 Oct 1998 (Submitted by a volunteer, not a family member)