Keifer, Stephen Lee, Saginaw, Michigan

Loving husband, father and grandfather passed away on Thursday, October 28, 2010. Age 66 years. The son of the late Guy and Laura (Bushong) Keifer was born on October 6, 1944 in Albion, MI. He married Diane Clifton on May 10, 1963, she survives him. Stephen graduated from Ferris State University with a degree in engineering. He worked for Saginaw Steering Gear and retired from Werth Engineering with 22 years of service. He enjoyed golfing, hunting; in particular Deer Camp and especially spending time with his grandchildren. Surviving besides his wife of 47 years are three sons and their spouses; Jeffrey (Brenda), Michael (Tracy), and Brent (Kristen) Keifer, 7 grandchildren; Ian, Kaitlin, Jared, Brandon, Mitchell, Hayden, Cole, a sister Lauretta Farmer, and a brother Robert Keifer. He was predeceased by a granddaughter, Abby, and a sister Kathy. A memorial service will take place at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, November 3, 2010 at Freeland United Methodist Church, 205 E. Washington St. Freeland. Rev. Jim Rule will officiate. Friends may call at the church from 10:00 a.m. Wednesday until the time of the service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider the Seton Cancer Institute of St. Mary's of Michigan or the Freeland United Methodist Church. Arrangements by W.L. Case and Company.