Steven J. Stoike, age 61 of Grand Junction, passed away on Wednesday, December 10, 2014, at Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo.
Steve was born in Allegan and was the oldest of five children. He lived and worked in West Michigan and loved to cook and garden. He was known as a warm hearted man who loved people and made friends wherever he was.
He was preceded in death by his father, Emil Stoike.
Steve is survived by his wife, Frances Stoike; his mother Norma (Jarvis) Dozeman; his sons Eric Stoike and Jason (Jennifer) Stoike; step-daughters Leslie Cochran, Theresa (David) Distefano and Shannon Brown; brothers Terry (Magaly) Newmyer, Kevin (Kathy) Stoike, Greg (Carol) Stoike, and Tim (Sandy) Stoike. He is also survived by his step-sister Marla (Larry) Zuidema and step-brothers Ronald (Bonnie) Dozeman, Kendall (Sherry) Dozeman, Lynn Dozeman, and Gary (Stacey) Dozeman; and 9 grand-children and 9 great grand-children.
A memorial service will be held on Thursday, December 18, 2014, at 11 a.m. at Lakeshore Memorial Services at 11939 James Street in Holland. Burial will be at Baseline Cemetery in Allegan, MI.
Visitation will be on Wednesday, December 17, from 6 until 8 p.m. at Lakeshore Memorial.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Stoike Family care of Frances Stoike, P.O. Box 65, Grand Junction MI 49056.
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