Stanley L. Wygans

March 7, 1945 - March 29, 2021

JANESVILLE, WI - Stanley Leonard Wygans, Jr., age 76 of Janesville, died March 29, 2021 at SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital, Janesville. He was born in Janesville on March 7, 1945, the son of Stanley L. Wygans Sr. and Charlotte (Pederson) Wygans. He grew up in Janesville and attended Janesville schools. He attended Blackhawk Technical College and received a degree in machine tool operation.

Stanley married Carol McKeown on April 8, 1978. He was employed by T.S. Burns Cement Contractors, Dana Corporation, Dan Hanson Cement Contractors, and later owned and operated his own cement contracting business. Stanley enjoyed hunting, fishing and was especially fond of the time he was able to spend at his cottage in Rhinelander, Wis. His greatest joy in life was the time he spent with his family, especially his grandchildren.

Stanley is survived by his daughter, Yvonne (Ken Schlegel) Sanchez of Janesville; step-children, Tara Dexter Avery, Tracey Dexter-Dailey, and Troy DePold; his siblings, Faye (Victor) Lesch of Center Point, TX, Mary Ann (David) Kalvelage of Hot Springs Village, AR, Philip (Carolyn) Wygans of Hampton, VA, Wendy (Robert) Sage of Janesville, and Michael (Mary) Wygans of Janesville; sister-in-law, Katie Wygans of Newville, Wis.; and numerous grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Stanley was preceded in death by his father, Stanley Wygans Sr.; his mother, Charlotte Schultz; his stepfather, Leo Schultz; and his brother, Patrick Wygans.

Services will be held at a later date. The Wygans family is being assisted by HENKE-CLARSON FUNERAL HOME. Online condolences can be made at

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