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Stephen Anthony Simmon

November 29, 1943 ~ July 21, 2018 (age 74)

     Stephen Anthony Simmon age 74, of Fowler, MI, passed away Saturday, July 21, 2018, at his home surrounded by his loving family.

     A Memorial Service will be held at Smith Family Funeral Homes - Goerge Chapel, Fowler, MI, on Wednesday, July 25, 2018, at 12:00 P.M. with Rev. Fr. Eric Weber officiating.  Visitation will be held on Wednesday, July 25, 2018, from 10:00 A.M. until the time of service. 

     Stephen was born in Fowler, MI on November 29, 1943, the son of Jerome and Viola (Wieber) Simmon. On June 12, 2013 he married Janet Louise Newhall in Dewitt, MI. Steve was a farmer all of his life which he truly loved and he worked for Motor Wheel retiring after 30 years of service. He was a member of Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church Fowler, MI.  Steve enjoyed woodworking, fishing in his pond, and his dogs were very special to him. He loved spending time at the pond with his family.

     He is survived by his wife Janet Simmon of Fowler, MI; 2 daughters: Jennifer and Matthew Scott of Westphalia, MI; Kimberly and Dennis O'Hare of St. Johns, MI; 3 sons: Jeff and Donna Simmon of Fowler, MI; Kevin Simmon of St. Johns, MI; Steven and Jamie Simmon of Westphalia, MI; 17 grandchildren & several great grandchildren; 2 step-daughters: Connie and Dennis Magoon of Cedar Springs, MI; LeAnn and Jon Eliason of St. Johns, MI; 3 step-sons: David and Kathy Newhall of Dewitt, MI; Thomas and Celia Newhall of Rockford, MI; Steven Newhall of St. Johns, MI; and several step-grandchildren. He is also survived by 4 sisters: Marylou Rademacher, Ellen & Louie Pline, Aggie Beaufore, Lucy & Denny McCrumb; 3 brothers: Mark, Davey, and Mike Simmon and sister in law: Mary Ellen Simmon.  He was predeceased by his parents, 2 daughters: Rhonda Devereaux and Tonya Platte and her husband Jim; granddaughter Sarah Scott; 3 brothers: Tom, Danny and Francis; sister-in-law Gert Simmon; and brothers-in-law: Denis Rademacher and Wayne Beaufore.

     Memorials may be made to Sparrow Hospice Services - for Clinton Home Hospice, 1210 W. Saginaw Street, Lansing, MI 48915 or Herbert Herman Cancer Center, 1140 East Michigan Ave. Lansing, MI 48912.  Online condolences can be sent to The family is being served by Smith Family Funeral Homes - Goerge Chapel Fowler, MI.

Donations may be made to:

Sparrow Hospice Services - for Clinton Home Hospice
1210 W. Saginaw Street, Lansing MI 48915
Tel: 1-888-636-8236

Herbert Herman Cancer Center
1140 East Michigan Avenue, Lansing MI 48912

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