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.