Jeff "Junior" Stout is a licensed funeral director. Junior attended the University of Indianapolis for three years where he pole vaulted and played football before deciding to go into the family business. He is a graduate of Vincennes University and Western High School; where he serves as an assistant football coach. Junior lives in Russiaville with his wife; Courtney, who is a full-time graduate student. Courtney also provides administrative support to the family business.
Jacob Wallace Stout is a licensed funeral director. Jake attended Trine University where he played football for one year before deciding to go into the family business. He is a graduate of Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science and Western High School. Jake lives in Russiaville.
Matt & Debbie Grecu
Matt & Debbie Grecu are life-long residents of Kokomo having graduated from Taylor High School. Matt has been associated with funeral service for over 25 years and graduated from Mid-America College of Funeral Service in 1994. Matt partnered with Jeff in 2005 after years of working together as friends. Debbie teaches 4th grade at Redeemer Lutheran School. Matt & Debbie live in Kokomo and are parents of one son and twin daughters.
Marty & Bev Stout
Marty attended Saint Meinrad College and graduated in 1988. He obtained his Master's Degree in Business Administration from Indiana Institute of Technology in Fort Wayne, In. He married Bev in 1992 and they have two daughters, Katie and Reagan. Bev serves as Business Manager for Saint Patrick Catholic Church in Kokomo.
Bill & Lyn Shirley
Bill attended Ball State University and Indiana College of Mortuary Science, graduating in 1961. As a licensed funeral director, he came to Kokomo and went to work at the Fenn Funeral Home. After the retirement of John Fenn, he purchased interest in the firm and in 2005 partnered with Jeff. Lyn is a retired teacher, having spent 30 years in the classroom. After retiring from teaching, she worked full time in the funeral home. In recent years, they have enjoyed spending the winter months in Florida. The Shirleys continue to partner with the Stout family in Paws at Rest and S&S Crematory
Bob Hasler, Nancy's husband, came to Greentown from Muncie and went to work for Gene Pickett at Pickett Funeral Home having graduated from Indiana College of Mortuary Science. When Gene retired in 1981, Bob purchased the business and later became a partner with Jeff Stout, and the business is now known as Hasler-Stout Funeral Home. Nancy remains involved with the business but she enjoys time spent in Ft. Myers during the Indiana winters.
Brian is a licensed funeral director, serving in the funeral industry since 2008. He was raised in Kokomo and is a graduate of Kokomo High School and Ivy Tech School of Mortuary Science. He and his wife, Peggy, have two sons and a daughter. Peggy is a registered nurse who is now working as church secretary at the Macedonia Christian Church where she and and Brian are members.
D. Rob Tharp
Rob is a licensed funeral director, serving in the Kokomo area for over 20 years. He was born and raised in the Kokomo area and is a graduate of Kokomo High School and Mid-America College of Funeral Service. He is a member of the Greentown Lions Club and Pi Sigma Etta National Morticians Fraternity. Rob lives in Greentown.
Wendy is a licensed funeral director and has been serving in Kokomo since 2013. She is a graduate of Kokomo High School, and Ivy Tech Community College in Indianapolis where she earned an Associate’s degree in Mortuary Science in 2013. Wendy and her husband, Rob, have 4 children, and 3 grandchildren. Rob works for Northwestern School Corp. with the maintenance and transportation departments.
Jennifer is a licensed funeral director and has worked in the profession since high school. Jennifer is a graduate of Kokomo High School and Vincennes University, with an associates degree in Funeral Service Education. Jennifer is married to Jeremy Williams and they have two sons and a daughter.
Stephanie Sanburn Brutus
Advanced Planning Coordinator
Stephanie Sanburn Brutus is our Advanced Planning Coordinator. Stephanie previously worked for Elara Caring Home Care and Hospice. She was raised in Howard County and graduated from Ball State University with a degree in Journalism. Stephanie and her husband Bill live in Howard County. They have three children, Blake, Blaine, and Bayley.
Joyce is an experienced bereavement coordinator and chaplain, serving with local hospices for over 20 years. She completed two units of clinical pastoral education, a certificate at Ivy Tech, and courses at Moody Bible Institute. She has been a part of the Kokomo community since her marriage to Roy in 1970 and is a member of Crossroads Community Church. Joyce has 3 children and 8 grandchildren.