Jeffrey Baker Stout, of Baraboo, WI, passed away at his home on Friday, March 9, 2018 due to stage 4 colon cancer. He was born December 10, 1961 to Ralph and Margie Stout of Mountain City, TN. He attended Johnson County High School in Mountain City, TN and graduated from East Tennessee State University with a BS in Engineering Technology. He also graduated from Cardinal Strich University with a master in Business Administration. Jeff’s work history included; W.R. Grace & Co, Roanoke Rapids in North Carolina, Crosby Manufacturing in Crosby, MN and Lear Corporation in Fremont, Ohio. Flambeau Plastics Inc., as a Product Development Engineering, Automotive Program Business Manager, General Manager, Plasticos Flambeau, Saltillo Coahuila Mexico, Vice President of Engineering in Baraboo, WI, and most recently Vice President of North American Operations in Baraboo, WI since 2010.
Jeff was a member of Emanuel Methodist Church and past master and member of the Baraboo Masonic Lodge. Jeff truly loved watching his boys compete in sports and music programs. He loved to cook and bake and was always pursing the perfect Southern Barbeque, recreating his mother’s pie recipes, water color painting, and reading, and known for being meticulous and detail oriented, which could be good or bad based on which side you were on. Jeff loved and respected his work associates in all the various Flambeau Manufacturing plants and offices.
He is survived by his wife of 22 years, Laurie (Berendes) Stout; and his loving sons, Alexander Baker Stout and Joseph Allen Stout. Jeff is further survived by his mother, Margie Stout of Mountain City, TN; 1 brother, Howard (Wanda) Stout of Mountain City, TN; 3 sisters, Mary Beth (Pat) Slatery of West Palm Beach, FL, Linda (Bob) Nelson, Tampa, FL, Carole (Bill) Shore of Mountain City, TN: 2 sister-in-laws, Carol Berendes of Baraboo, Mary (Fred) Sole of Spring Green, WI; 1 brother-in-law Steve (Terri) Berendes of Prescott, AZ, and many loving nieces , nephews, cousin and friends.
Jeff was preceded in death by his father and mother-in-law Irven and Margaret Berendes of Baraboo, WI, and this year Jeff lost his father, Ralph Stout.
Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, March 15, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Emanuel United Methodist Church( Wisconsin) with Pastor Blake Overlien officiating. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at Redlin Funeral Home( Baraboo, WI) from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. with a Masonic Service at 7 p.m. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the time of services at the church. Burial will follow at Walnut Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Baraboo High School Athletics or Music Department. The Redlin Funeral Home is assisting the family.
As requested, this obituary is a courtesy of Mountain City Funeral Home