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Michael Walter Stevens

May 7, 1947 ~ January 22, 2024 (age 76) 76 Years Old
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Michael Stevens Obituary

Michael Walter Stevens, 76 years of age, and a resident of Amherst, passed away, Monday, January 22, 2024, at New Life Hospice Center in Lorain.

He was born May 7, 1947, in Ashland, Kentucky.  Michael was raised in Coal Grove, Ohio before moving to Amherst where he had resided for the last fifty-five years. 

He was employed at Ford Motor Company in Lorain for thirty-seven years before retiring. After retirement, Michael went back to school and received his certification as a firefighter and paramedic. He also worked at US Steel in Lorain for fifteen years. Michael attended Church of the Open Door in Elyria. In his spare time, he enjoyed golfing, fishing and camping.  His greatest joy was spending time with his family, especially attending his grandchildren’s events.

Survivors include his loving wife of fifty-seven years, Sharlene Stevens (nee: Slone); his children Betty Nyliene Pluhar of Grafton and Christopher M. Stevens of Amherst; his grandchildren, Alyssa Laney, Justin Stevens and Hayley Ferguson; his great grandchildren, Andre Laney III, Azariah Laney, Armani Laney, Amelia Ferguson and Jocelyn Ferguson; his siblings, David Stevens and Jon Stevens both of Kentucky, Joseph Stevens of Coal Grove, Ohio and Becky Snyder of Massillon, Ohio.

He was preceded in death by Larry and Bonnie Stevens, (nee: Martin).

Friends may call Sunday, January 28, 2024, from 3-6 p.m. at the Hempel Funeral Home, Amherst.   Funeral services will be held on Monday at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home.  Rebroadcasting of services will be available at www.hempelfuneralhome.com. Burial will follow at Ridge Hill Memorial Park, Amherst Township.

The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to New Life Hospice, 3500 Kolbe Road, Lorain, Ohio 44053.

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