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Brian Michael Stern




Wed., January 30 from 5-7 PM


Thurs., January 31 at 12 PM

Memorial Contributions to:

Theo Stern’s Education Fund

Brian Michael Stern, age 37, of Kentwood, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, January 27, 2019. Brian is survived by his son, Theodore Joseph Watson-Stern and Theo’s mother, Mary Watson; his parents, Skip and Sharon Stern; grandmother, Irene Stern; aunts and uncles, Glenda Hatmaker and Teresa (Steve) Young; and cousins, Tatia, Justin, Aaron, Matthew and Daniel. Brian was preceded in death by his grandparents,  Homer and Lorene Huffstatler and Harold Stern; and uncle, Greg Hatmaker. Brian enjoyed cooking and music and was a member of the Grand Army supporting the Grand Rapids Football Club. Visitation is Wednesday, January 30 from 5-7 PM at O’Brien-Eggebeen-Gerst Chapel, 3980 Cascade Rd SE, Grand Rapids. The funeral will be Thursday, January 31 at 12 PM at O’Brien-Eggebeen-Gerst Chapel. Rev. Brady Nemmers of Keystone Community Church officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to Theo Stern’s Education Fund.


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7 Responses

  1. Skip and Sharon, I can not find the words to express my sympathy for your loss of Brian. I know you have been through so much lately and I pray for peace for you both. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers.

  2. Dear Skip and Sharon
    We feel the world turned a little slower today hearing of your loss. Can’t describe how sorry we are about this. We are praying every moment for your comfort and strength. We are with you. The Lord is too. Love, Bill and Linda

  3. So sorry for your loss. May God wrap his arms around you, and give you comfort and peace. Embrace those memories with Brian~

  4. Sharon, I am so sorry to hear of Brian’s passing. Please accept my sincere and heartfelt condolences.
    Dick Naegele

  5. Sharon and Skip, we love you and we loved Brian. He made us shrimp and grits and many other great foods! I’ll miss that and his sweet face that looked like a young Skip. I’m sorry for you both because this just isn’t supposed to happen to parents. You both know that I truly believe in an amazing eternal life and Brian has entered this eternity of bliss that we are all looking forward to. He will forever be with you until you meet again…xoxoxo we love you!

  6. I remember Brian as a cute, red-haired second grader. He was always smiling and happy. I hope all the good memories help to ease the pain!

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