Stephen McMaster Sr., 84

Stephen Leroy McMaster Sr. went home to be with the lord Friday, February 18, 2012 at Riverview Grace Manor in Three Rivers, MI.

Stephen was born June 5, 1927 in Chicago, Illinois to Clarence McMaster Sr. and Clara Rosaleigh (Blackwell) McMaster. He was their second child joining and older brother Clarence McMaster Jr. He is proceeded in death by both his parents and brother.

Stephen worked in Chicago for many years before moving to Three Rivers, MI in 1952. Soon after he met and married Edna Mae (Perkins) of Sturgis, MI on June 4, 1954. To this union was born two daughters and a son. Linda Diane Robinson, Stephen Leroy McMaster Jr., and Judith Ann Searcy all of Three Rivers, MI. Stephen retired from General Motors in Kalamazoo, MI after 23 years where he worked as a journeyman milwright.

He leaves to cherish his memory his wife, children and grandchildren; Kishon Norwood, LaShanda Robinson, Clara Robinson, Stephen L. McMaster III, and Constance Searcy. A beloved nephew Albert C. McMaster, 13 great-grandchildren, 1 great great-granddaughter and a host of brother/sister-in-laws, nieces, nephews, other family and friends.

The family wishes to thank the wonderful staff of Riverview Grace Manor for their professionalism and excellent care.

Funeral Services will be held Saturday, February 25, 2012 at Hohner Funeral Home in Three Rivers, MI with Dr. Melvin E. Banks officiating. Family hour will begin at 10:00 a.m. and the funeral service will follow at 11:00 a.m.

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