Michael Kent Stephenson, 71

Michael Kent Stephenson, 71, of Allegan passed away March 16, 2019, after a struggle with cancer.

Michael was born on Aug. 16, 1947, in Indianapolis, Ind., to Charles and Marjorie (Rouch) Stephenson. He was joined in matrimony to Kathleen (Karban) Stephenson on July 26, 1975. 

Michael served in the United States Army from 1968 to 1971 at Ft. Bliss, Texas. He later worked for the Michigan Department of Agriculture in the weights and measures department for 30 years. 

Michael was an avid hunter and took many trips to the state of Wyoming and to Kalkaska, Mich. He took pride in caring for the grounds at Blessed Sacrament church in Allegan and enjoyed volunteering in the community. 

He was preceded in death by his father Charles and his wife Kathleen. 

He is survived by his children by marriage, Lorell Vacha and Vincent (Sherry) Vacha; granddaughter Madissen Vacha; sister Wendy (Bill) Dolezal; and nephew Stephen Remenar. 

Cremation has taken place and his cremains will be buried in Ft. Custer National Cemetery in Battle Creek at a later date.   


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