Stanley was married to Verna Kleier. He was later married to Nancy Harvey.
He is survived by his sons Greg (Kerrie) Catchpool of Hastings, NE, and Scott Catchpool of Omaha, NE, and his daughter Brenda (David) Smidt of Omaha, NE. His step-children include Gary (Sue) Root of Waverly, Janet Root of Arizona, Kris (Gene) Green of York, and David (Dawn) Root of Bertrand, NE; 13 grandchildren, and 8 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his brothers Donald (Lois) Catchpool of Minnesota, Ronald Catchpool of Iowa, Sylvia Poehler of Iowa, and Francine (Tom) Lines of Iowa, along with several nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents, wife, sister-in-law Nancy, brother-in-law Don Poehler, nephews Mark Poehler and Brent Poehler.