Stephen L. Sears

Stephen L. Sears
Stephen L. Sears of Otsego, Michigan, passed away Tuesday, April 13, 2010 in Kalamazoo. Mr. Sears was born November 5, 1924 in Rockford, MI, to Charles and Helen (Jones) Sears. During WWII he served his country as a member of the U.S. Army, stationed in the Pacific. Steve obtained his Bachelor Degree from the University of Michigan and his Masters from WesternMichiganUniversity and taught math for 29 years at OtsegoHigh School. He was an avid bridge player and participated in many duplicate bridge tournaments. He also enjoyed singing and had been a choir member at the OtsegoUnitedMethodistChurch. On August 18, 1962 in Hartford he was married to the former Dorothy Correll, who preceded him in death in 2003. Surviving are three sons, Charlie (Barbara) Sears of Rockford, Jim (Lynn) Sears of Garrett Park, Maryland and Dan (Jill) Wylie-Sears of Boston, MA; four grandchildren, Rose and Grace Sears and Stephen and Charlie Wylie-Sears. Also preceding him in death was his brother, Clif Sears. Friends may meet the family from 5 to 8 P.M. Friday at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego, where services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, Pastor Joe Shaler and Pastor Jeff Williams officiating. Burial will follow at MountainHomeCemetery, Otsego. Contributions in memory of Steve may be made to the United Methodist Church of Otsego, the White Pines United Methodist Church of Rockford or the Alamo Nursing Home.
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