History & Staff

We have years of experience caring for families, from all walks of life. Each family comes to us because they know we are leaders in our profession, dedicated to excellence in service, and have the highest integrity.

Our History

Our History

Today our family remains dedicated to honoring your loved ones with care and understanding.  Dedicated to the core values of integrity, respect, loyal relationships and excellence in service, we apply these values to our interactions with your family and our co-workers to provide the finest funeral and cremation options for families like yours every day since 1966.

Our Valued Staff

  • Keith  Stumpff

    Keith Stumpff Funeral Director

    Keith Stumpff started his career dream as a young 8 year old boy. He met a funeral director when his father died that made such an impact that it was the inspiration for the family business. Born and raised in Missouri, Keith moved to Bartlesville to attend Oklahoma Christian College. He continued his education and Graduated from Dallas Institute of Mortuary Science.
    Keith is a veteran of the US Army where he served during the Vietnam War era as a Memorial Activities Specialist. After his service he returned to Bartlesville and established the Stumpff Funeral Home in 1966.
    Keith has been a long standing member of the Woodland Church of Christ, Masonic Lodge, Akdar Shrine and the Oklahoma and National Funeral Directors Association.
    He met and married Doris Harrison in 1958. They had two children Kim and David, and two Granddaughters that he hopes will be the third generation and legacy of his business. Keith was widowed after an untimely death of his wife, Doris, in 2002.
    Today, Keith currently lives in Tulsa with his wife, Ruth and still plays an active role in the business.

  • Scott Guynan Holz

    Scott Guynan Holz General Manager- [email protected]

    Scott Guynan Holz, General Manager of Stumpff Funeral Homes, has made Bartlesville his home since 2015. The youngest of five children raised on a farm and ranch in rural Paxton, Nebraska, he moved to Tulsa after graduating from college in 1992. Scott is very active in the Bartlesville community, and in the surrounding communities that the Stumpff Funeral Homes serve, supporting numerous charities and non-profits. Scott has served on the board of the Tristesse Grief Center in Tulsa and is currently serving on the board of the Price Tower Arts Center in Bartlesville. Scott is a member of the Leadership Bartlesville Class 27, and the Leadership Oklahoma Class 34. In 2018, Scott was honored to be the recipient of the President’s Award for Veterans Funeral Care, in recognition for the care and honor Stumpff Funeral Home gives to Veterans and their loved ones. Scott’s daughters, Sarah and Savannah, and grandchildren Sebastian and Penelope, all live in Tulsa. Most of Scott’s hobbies tend to center around art, music, food, antiques, and travel. Scott truly believes that no one on earth has better friends than he does.

  • Gordon Edward House

    Gordon Edward House Funeral Director

    Gordon “Ed” Edward House has been with Stumpff Funeral Home since 1969. He attended both Oklahoma Wesleyan University in Bartlesville and the University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond. Ed is a Bartlesville native and an active member of the community. He served on the Bartlesville Police Reserve from 1977 to 2011 and was also a member of the Bartlesville Police Department Special Operations Team. He was previously a member of the Bartlesville Ambulance Commission, the Bartlesville Jaycees, and Bartlesville Sertoma club. He is currently a member of the Noon Rotary Club. Ed attends Bartlesville Southern Baptist Church. He enjoys golfing and traveling. Ed and his wife Paula have four children, Amber, Nick, Jodi, and Joe, and five grandchildren, Hudson, Sam, Abigail, Cooper, and Elenore.

  • Steve  Walker

    Steve Walker Funeral [email protected]

    Steve Walker has been with Stumpff Funeral Home since 2018. He is originally from Columbus, Nebraska. Steve attended the Dallas Institute of Funeral Services and graduated in 1992 with a degree in Mortuary Sciences. After his graduation, he moved to Oklahoma and worked at funeral homes in Eufala and Tulsa. In 1999, Steve came to Bartlesville and founded the Walker-Brown Funeral Home. After over 20 years of business, Steve sold Walker-Brown and came to work at Stumpff Funeral Home. He has been an active member of the Bartlesville community serving as the past president of the Bartlesville Optimist Club and past Exalted Ruler for the Bartlesville Elks Lodge. He is also a former trustee and member of the Bartlesville Chamber of Commerce. He enjoys traveling, riding motorcycles, and spending time with family and friends. Steve has two daughters, Sydney and Sophie.

  • Lindsey McClain

    Lindsey McClain Funeral Director- [email protected]

    Lindsey McClain began working for Stumpff Funeral Home in September of 2016. She grew up in Wann, OK and now lives in South Coffeyville. Lindsey attended Oklahoma Wesleyan University where she received her associates degree. In May 2019, Lindsey graduated from Dallas Institute of Funeral Service. She is married to Jason McClain and they have two daughters; Abbigail and Jemma. She currently attends church at Pleasant Valley Baptist Church. She loves to play with her daughters, shop, and spend time with family and friends.

  • Shauney  Fahrbach

    Shauney Fahrbach Administrative Assistant - [email protected]

    Shauney Fahrbach grew up in Elk City, Oklahoma, and moved to Bartlesville after graduating from the University of Central Oklahoma in May of 2018 with a bachelor's in business administration. She is married to Evan Fahrbach and together they have a two-year-old corgi named Watson. Her hobbies include; spending time with her family, sewing, and painting.

  • June Katherine Olson

    June Katherine Olson Receptionist- [email protected]

    June Katherine Olson has been with Stumpff Funeral Home since January 2017. She was born and raised in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. June enjoys outdoor activities such as golfing and gardening. She has two children, David and Becky, and two grandchildren, Alex and Nick.

  • Howard Evans

    Howard Evans Family Services

    Howard Paul Evans has been working at Stumpff Funeral Home since August 14, 2017. He became a Certified Crematory Operator in November of 2017. He grew up in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, Joplin Missouri, and Bartlesville, Oklahoma but left in 1970 after graduating from College High to attend the Central Institute of Technology in Kansas City, Missouri. He returned to Bartlesville in 2015 and married Donna K. Merchant. Howard has four children, Sterling, Lincoln, Zane and Reagan, and eight grandchildren, Samantha, Ashlyn, Blaze, Lincoln Jr, Sawyer, Aubree, Mitchell, and Morgan. When he has some free time, he enjoys playing golf and going to Estate Sales and Auctions.

  • Melvin  Nichols

    Melvin Nichols Funeral Assistant - [email protected]

    Melvin Nichols has been working for Stumpff Funeral Home since June 13th, 2018. He grew up in Pittsburg, KS and moved to Bartlesville in 1966. He attended college at Pittsburg State University. During this time, He married Helen Nichols and had four kids; Cindy, Angela, Mark, and Michael. He now has six grandkids. Melvin also helps at the Bartlesville Little League and attends the First Wesleyan Church of Christ. In his free time, Melvin enjoys spending time with his three youngest grandchildren.

  • Les Watson

    Les Watson Preneed Counselor - [email protected]

    Les Watson has been around Stumpff Funeral home since he was 16 years old and has had the opportunity to work in many different roles over the years. He currently serves as the Preneed Counselor helping others make decisions on final expenses. He has been a licensed insurance agent in the state of Oklahoma for over 40 years. Les is an active member of the Bartlesville community and previously served on the Elks Lodge and Optimist Club. He currently serves on the board of Safe-Now. He and his wife Teresa have two daughters, Rebecca and Tessa, and two grandchildren, Parker and Watson. Les says not to let the suit and tie fool you, he's a self-proclaimed "junk-collector". It's that same laid back demeanor that area families have come to love about Les.

  • Clint  Coker

    Clint Coker Funeral Assistant- [email protected]

    Clink Coker began working at Stumpff in March of 2009 as a Funeral Assistant. He is originally from the Tulsa area and moved to Oglesby, Oklahoma in 1995. He and his wife Tammy have three children, Scarlett, Joseph, and Trenton. Clint is an active member of his community and attends the First Baptist Church of Ochelata. His interests include hunting, fishing, and camping with his family.

  • William  Hewitt

    William Hewitt Funeral Assistant- [email protected]

    William “Bill” Hewitt has been with Stumpff Funeral Home since 2003. He is originally from Nowata and moved to Bartlesville in 1971. He attended Northeastern State College and served on the Dewey Board of Education for 5 years. Bill has two children, son David, and daughter Rebecca. In his free time, he enjoys playing a round of golf.

  • Suzanne Dobbs

    Suzanne Dobbs [email protected]

    Suzanne grew up in Wann, Oklahoma and moved to Bartlesville in 2009. She is married to Rick Dobbs and she has two daughters, Lindsey McClain and Katy Rivers. She also has three grandchildren, Abbigail, Jude and Jemma.
    Suzanne enjoys gardening and baking.
    Suzanne has been with Stumpff since March of 2017.

  • Michelle Abbott

    Michelle Abbott Family Service Coordinator- [email protected]

    Michelle Abbott has worked for Stumpff since March 6th, 2017. She was raised in Springfield, Missouri and moved to Nowata, Oklahoma in 2006. She and her husband Wendell have three children, Danielle, Dylan, and Brant, and one grandchild, Annadean. Michele attends the First Church of God in Nowata, where her husband is a Pastor. When free, Michelle enjoys water sports, horseback riding, ranching, gardening, and playing with her grandbaby.

  • Jacki Cox

    Jacki Cox Family Services - [email protected]

    Jackie Cox started working at Stumpff August 25th, 2017. She was raised in Oologah, Oklahoma and now resides in Nowata, Oklahoma. She and her husband Bob have two children, Lavone and Robert, four grandchildren, Ryan, Kyle, Zena, and Andy, and five great-grandchildren. Jackie is active in her community and serves on her church committee at the First Church of God in Nowata. In her spare time Jackie enjoys baking, woodworking, and yard work.

  • Shelia Tucker

    Shelia Tucker Client Accounts - [email protected]