STAUFFER – Lyle J Stauffer aged 87 of Alto born August 24 1921 passed away on February 15 2009. He was preceded in death by his wife of over 54 years Marguerite; and two children Christie Ruth at age 13 and John Albert at age 5. He is survived by sisters-in-law Eileen Flynn and Caryl Jean DeLeeuw both of Wyoming MI and brother-in-law Royle and Leta Bailard of Alto. Several nieces and nephews including; Tom (Joyce) Munger Marilyn (Ed) Lawrence Carol Flynn Rosa (Joe) Macomber Errol (Judy) Flynn Doug (Amy) DeLeeuw Lisa Ruso Dan (Christine) Bailard and Becky Nugent and several cousins. Lyle was a lifelong farmer in Alto and worked at Bergy Brothers Elevator for 30 years. Funeral Services will be at OBrien-Eggebeen-Gerst Chapel 3980 Cascade Rd SE with Rev. Al Strouse officiating. Interment Bowne Center Cemetery. Visitation 2 to 4 PM and 10 to . In lieu of flowers please make memorial donations to Faith Hospice of Trillium Woods Benevolent Fund 2100 Raybrook St. SE Suite 300 Grand Rapids MI 49546.