Stephen H. VanDeusen Sr.
May 11, 1946 - November 22, 2017
Stephen H. VanDeusen Sr., 71, of Hillsdale, passed away Wednesday, November 22, 2017, at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born May 11, 1946 in Hillsdale to William & Kathleen (Ryan) VanDeusen. Steve was married October 9, 1965 to Jeannie Miller and she survives.
Steve was formerly employed at Daisy Parts and was a life-time farmer. He was an avid International Harvester tractor collector and member of the Center Adams Tractor Club. He was involved with FFA and was a former 4-H member and leader. Steve was also a member of the Bi-Centennial Car Club
Surviving besides his wife Jeannie are three children, Cindi Myers (Keith) of Kalamazoo, Stephen "Tiger" (Staci) and William "Bill" (Mary Ellen), both of Hillsdale; eight grandchildren, Stephen VanDeusen III, Anthony VanDeusen, William VanDeusen Jr., Alyssa Staley, Dion VanBoekel, Elizabeth Kratzer, Elaina Myers, and Brooke Pepin: five great-grandchildren, Stephen Henry VanDeusen IV, Casey Allen VanDeusen, Easton Staley, Holly Faye Kratzer, Masyn June Kratzer.
Steve was preceded in death by his parents, two siblings and a grandson, Curtis.
Funeral services for Stephen VanDeusen Sr. will be Monday, November 27, 2017, at 11:00 AM, at the VanHorn-Eagle Funeral Home in Hillsdale with Pastor Doug Plunkett officiating. Interment will follow at Maplewood Cemetery in Reading. The family will receive friends for visitation Sunday from 2-5 PM, at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions are suggested to Hospice of Hillsdale County or a charity of the donor's choice.