Stephen Joseph Lewicke, age 74, of Grand Rapids passed away on July 12, 2021. He was preceded in death by son, Scott Lewicke; and sister-in-law, Judy Nash. Stephen is survived by his wife, Kathy; sons, Jeff (Jasma) Burnham, Greg Burnham; grandchildren, Anthony Taylor, Len Burnham; brothers-in-law, Art (Keasha) Palmer, Mike (Laura) Palmer; sister-in-law, Joyce (Dave) Moss; daughter-in-law, Amy Polega; and a host of friends. He played professional football for the Cincinnati Bengals. Stephen was an avid golfer, hunter, and fisherman. He taught for 35 years in the Grand Rapids Public Schools. A celebration of life will be held later in the fall in North Port, FL. Funeral service will be held 11:30 am Thursday, July 15, 2021, at O’Brien-Eggebeen-Gerst Chapel. Family will greet friends one-hour prior. Rev. Leonard Sudlik officiating. Interment Fairplains Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of one’s choice in Stephen’s name.