Eugen Hans Stiefelmayer, 85, of Higgins Lake, passed away Jan. 26, 2018 at The Lighthouse of Roscommon.
Eugen was born in Dayton, Ohio June 5, 1932 to Eugen and Anna Maria (Beck) Stiefelmayer.
He married Kathryn L. Griffith July 25, 1953 in Liberty, Indiana.
They resided in Higgins Lake since 1971.
Eugen had a career in Industrial Sales until 1971, when he bought the hardware store and the Dairy Freeze at Higgins Lake and relocated his family to Roscommon, then realizing he couldn’t support a family this way, he decided to go back into Industrial Sales, until his retirement in 1991.
He was a member of the Roscommon Train Club for about 5 years.
Eugen enjoyed trains and antique cars. Several times Eugen drove his Thunderbird in the Roscommon Homecoming Parade. He enjoyed all that Higgins Lake had to offer, especially boating.
He loved his children and adored his grandchildren.
Eugen served his country in the U.S. Army from 1954 to 1956.
Surviving are his wife, Kathryn; children, Eugen Jr. (Brina) Stiefelmayer of Round Lake, Il., Kathryn Thomas of Roscommon, Todd (Annette) Stiefelmayer of Waukegan, Il. and Annette (Matt) Murray of Roscommon; 13 grandchildren, Jakob, Noah, Bryn, Leah, Erin, Evan, Sarah, Todd, Arielle, Rosalie, Blake, Gwyneth and Katie; three great-grandchildren, Charlotte, Autumn, and Alex; and two sisters, Loralee (Gene) Smith and Anna Marie (Ralph) Reboulet.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and their daughter, Kathy Sue who died in 1958.
Funeral services will be at Walsh Funeral Home, Roscommon Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018 at 11 a.m. officiated by Lonnie Wilkerson. Burial will be at Gerrish Township Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the Roscommon High School Theatre Dept., 10600 Oakwood Dr., Roscommon MI 48653.
Walsh Funeral Home, Roscommon is serving the family.
Au Sable Media Group, LLC, is a veteran-owned company that owns and operates the Roscommon County Voice, Crawford County Voice, Michigan Boomers and Voice of the Au Sable.
Our focus is on the positive people and events that make Northern Michigan a great place to live, vacation, work and play.
We have been commercial printers and publishers since 2010, specializing in brochures, rack cards, magazines and other newspapers and publications. A new addition to our stable of marketing products are various promotional items such as shirts, hats, mugs, water bottles and much more.
Through our publications and website at UpNorthVoice.com, we cover the following communities: Roscommon, Houghton Lake, St. Helen, Higgins Lake, Grayling, Frederic, Gaylord, Lewiston, Johannesburg, Atlanta, Hillman, Fairview, Comins, McKinley, Mio, Rose City, West Branch, Hale, Glennie, Sand Lake, Harrisville, Tawas City, East Tawas, Oscoda, Au Sable AuGres, Standish, Omer, Sterling, Gladwin, Beaverton, Kalkaska, South Boardman, Fife Lake, Mancelona, Alden, Traverse City, and Waters.
Our staff regularly covers the following school districts: Roscommon, Houghton Lake, St. Helen, Grayling, Mio and Fairview.
We can also be found on Facebook at Roscommon County Voice, Voice of the Au Sable, Michigan Boomers and Crawford County Voice.
For information on promoting your business in any of our products please contact Tracy Constance at 989-275-1170 (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Walt Smith at 989-390-5359 (email@example.com).
If you have information you would like to see published, email Theresa Ekdom at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also enter calendar items at your convenience at ww.UpNorthVoice.com.
Au Sable Media Group is an equal opportunity employer and follows all applicable state and federal laws.