Stephan worked at General Motors as an inspector. He was an officer in the Ohio National Guard and was an avid golfer, hunter and fisherman.
He is survived by his beloved wife, Katherine "Kay" (nee Whitecar); loving children, Steven (Sandra), Michael and Cynthia; sister, Maria Hirselj; and a devoted grandfather to Chadwick, Stephanie, Dylan, Steven, Gregory, Mariah and Michael.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Friends may join the family for a Celebration of Life Monday, September 17, 2012, from 5 until 8 P.M., with services following at 8 P.M., at Carlson Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, 1642 Pearl Road (½ mile South of Route 303), Brunswick.
Family suggest contributions to Hospice Services of Southwest General, 18659 Drake Road, Strongsville, OH 44136.
Online memorials at www.carlsonfuneralhomes.comshow