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 army from 1968 to 1971 at Fort 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 is preceded in death by his father Charles and his wife Kathleen.
He is survived by his mother Marjorie Stephenson; 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. His cremains will be buried alongside his wife Kathleen (Karban) Stephenson, in Fort Custer National Cemetery in Battle Creek on Tuesday, June 11, at 10:30 a.m.