Stanley was born on September 18, 1940, in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. He was the son of Ewald Ernst Wolfram and Loleene Kessterson Wolfram. He was the widow of the late Mary Dodge Wolfram, whom he married on June 30, 1962, in Ashtabula, Ohio. Stanley attended Anderson College from 1958 to 1962 where he earned his bachlor's degree in Botany,earned his master’s degree in Science from the University of Indianna and had been working on his Doctorate at the University of Arkansas. He taught at John Brown University for four years from 1965 to 1969 in the Science Department, teaching Botany, Zoology, Biology, Anatomy, Physics and Chemistry Lab. He worked for the Christian Children's Fund from 1972 until 1985 including going to Guatemala for a CCF Conference. He volunteered for the Siloam Springs Department of Emergency Management under the Police Department and Fire Department since 1974. As of 2022, he was still a certified Ordained Minister of the Church of God. He was also a life member of the Northwest Arkansas Gem and Mineral Society.
Stanley is survived by three sons, Eric and Timothy Wolfram of the home and Anthony Wolfram of Flint Ridge, Oklahoma; one grandson, Daylan; several cousins, Nona Wolfram of Illinois, Peggy Kemper of Florida, and Gordan Boetcher; a sister-in-law, Shirley Dodge of Colorado and four cats, along with other family members and friends.
Cremation arrangements are entrusted to Backstrom~Pyeatte Funeral Home of Siloam Springs, Arkansas.