Mr. Michael E. Stapleton age 70 of Jenison went to be with the Lord unexpectedly on Monday September 24, 2018. He will be deeply missed by his wife of 46 years Ruth Stapleton (Balulis); his son Eric and his grandchildren Joseph and Alexus; his brother Kevin (Julie) Stapleton; nieces Emily and Lisa; nephews Blake and Matt; his sisters in law Joy (Larry) Jansma, Fran (Jim) Gager; brothers in law Harry Balulis (his military brother), David (Diane) Balulis, Tom (Arty) Balulis, Terry Wimpee and many nieces and nephews. Mike was preceded in death by his parents Philip and Evangeline Stapleton, also his sister Kathleen Zobro and his sister in law Nancy Wimpee. Mike served his country in the U. S. Army during the Vietnam War. He retired from Bosch and the Army Reserves, later he worked at the Gerald R. Ford Museum as a security guard and was currently employed by Impact Power Sports. The Memorial Service will be held Monday at 2:00 PM at the Arsulowicz Brothers Remembrance Mortuary, 3525 Remembrance Rd. His family will receive visitors Monday from 1:00 to 2:00 PM at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Friends of the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans.