Stanton Campbell Newton

May 20, 1937December 10, 2022
Obituary of Stanton Campbell Newton
Stanton C. Newton May 20, 1937-December 10, 2022 Stan passed away on December 10, 2022 at Park Terrace peacefully and unexpectedly at the age of 85 years. He was born in Huron, South Dakota to Frederic and Mildred (Friese) Newton. He grew up in Huron graduating from Huron High School in 1955. During the summers he worked for Potter’s Shoes in Huron. He then attended St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota graduating with a BA degree in 1959. In June of 1959 he married his high school sweetheart, Carol Gleich. To this union God blessed them with two beautiful children…. A son Jeffrey and a daughter Susan. Upon graduating from St. Olaf College he accepted a job with the JCPenney Co. He worked for the JCPenney Co for 38 years. His career took the family to San Bernardino, CA, Hawaii, and finally back to Orange County CA. He retired as a Regional Personnel Administrator. One of the main highlights of his success was meeting Mr. J.C. Penney. In the year 2000 Stan’s wife Carol passed away after a long battle with cancer. They had been married for 42 years. They were blessed with a happy life together. In the year 2001, Stan had the pleasure of meeting Cheryl Last. They were married with God’s blessing in 2007. In his retirement Stan and Cheryl enjoyed traveling the world, being with friends, being active in their church and cooking fantastic meals together. They were blessed with a long full life with each other. Stan is now peacefully at rest in the arms of his Lord and Savior. We are all thankful for his life on earth. Stan is survived by his wife Cheryl, his two children Jeffrey (Laticia) Newton of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico and Susan (Phil) Richter of Sequim, Washington. Four grandchildren Ryan (Sarah) Richter, Garrett Richter and Jaclyn (Hunter) Giboney and Carina (Spencer) Newton-Hardy. Six great grandchildren, ten step grandchildren, three step children, Andrew (Laura) Last, Tim (Megan) Last and Dana (Alex) Gordon. Three sisters in law, a brother in law Al & (Jan) Gleich, his sister Barbara Newton Laue of Waterloo, IA and niece Kristen Ockerman of Davenport, IA. Also very special cousins, great nephews and great nieces. Stan touched the lives of many people with his sense of humor and generosity. Growing up in South Dakota, one of his most favorite things to do was to go hunting and fishing with his dad, uncles and cousins. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, uncle, brother and a very loyal friend. Stan will be missed by all who knew him. He had a very strong faith in God and He blessed Stan with a very good earthly life. There will be a memorial service at Community Lutheran Church, 30322 Via Con Dios, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA on Saturday February 18, 2023 at 11:00 a m In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in Stan’s memory to: JCP HCSC Foundation 15220 Green Valley Drive Chino Hills, CA 91709

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