Stanley Ostenaa, age 71, of McIntosh, MN, passed away on Friday, February 17th, at Essentia Health Hospital in Fosston. Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, February 24th, at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in McIntosh with the Rev. Ernest Christensen officiating. Interment will be in Vernes Lutheran Cemetery, rural McIntosh, at a later date. A prayer service will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 23rd, and family will greet friends for one hour prior to the service on Friday, all at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in McIntosh. Military honors will be provided by the National Guard Honors Team. Arrangements are with the Carlin Funeral Home, serving McIntosh, and messages of condolence may be sent at www.carlinfuneral.com.Stanley Gene Ostenaa was born on June 19, 1945 in Fosston, Minnesota to parents Gunnie and Signe Ramse Ostenaa. After graduation from McIntosh High School, he went to Alaska to work and then entered the military from 1967 through 1968 where he was stationed in Germany. He also worked at Mac Mills lumber yard for a few years and later began farming.Having dated Ruby Christopherson for many years, they finally married February 24, 1979. She later passed away on May 5, 2012.Stanley served on the township board for many years and was also active with the VFW. He enjoyed farming, John Wayne and International tractors. You could always find Stanley having coffee and cookies at the Flapjack restaurant and when that was sold, he and Ruby would always have coffee and cookies at their home where they entertained their many family and friends.Stanley passed away at Essentia Health Hospital in Fosston on February 17, 2017 at the age of 71 years.He is survived by brothers, Roy (Mary) Ostenaa and Gordie (Cindy) Ostenaa. Nephews and nieces, Shawn (Tamera) Ostenaa, Tanya (Erik) Hamre, Nick (April) Ostenaa, and Jackie (Cody) Huschle. Great nieces and nephews, Lexi, Maci, Noah, Kobe, Brooklyn, Izabelle, Braylon, Avery and Bridger.Also surviving are step children, Marcy Wessman and Kilmer (Dianne) Christopherson. Grandchildren, Chris Burslie, Jill Schulz, and Samantha Rasmussen. Great grandchildren, Elizabeth, Chase, Haley, Katelynn and Taylor.He was preceded in death by his parents Gunnie and Signe; wife, Ruby; brothers, Norman and Philip; and sister, Gladys.