Brian Stark, of Hartford

Published 8:00 am Thursday, November 12, 2015

Dec. 8, 1951 — Nov. 9, 2015

Brian Stark

Brian Stark

Brian W. Stark, 63, of Hartford, died Monday, Nov. 9, 2015, at Hanson Hospice Center in Stevensville.

Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, at Allred Funeral Home, 212 S. Main St., Berrien Springs, where friends may call from 1 p.m. until service time. Online messages may be left at In lieu of flowers, donations may be made c/o Allred Funeral Home.

Brian was born Dec. 8, 1951, in Niles, the son of William and Marian (Spletzer) Stark. He enlisted into the Army National Guard in 1970 and was discharged in 1976 after six years of service to his country. On Oct. 30, 1982, he married Theresa Downey. Brian had worked as a baker at the family bakery in Niles.

Surviving are his wife, Theresa; son, Brian (Buffy) Stark of Kingman, Arizona; brother, Brent (Michelle) Stark of Benton Center; and two sisters, Rita (Ralph) Layman of Schoolcraft and Brenda (Brian) Mohrhardt of Berrien Center.