of Grass Lake, MI, formerly of Chelsea, age 71, went to be with the Lord unexpectedly Monday, February 4, 2019 at his home. He was born May 6, 1947 in Ann Arbor, Michigan, the son of G. Emerson & Alene Mae (Mathews) Yeasting.  Steve graduated from Dearborn High School in 1965. He was a Master Mechanic at Japanese Auto Professional Service in Ann Arbor and at Side Street Garage in Chelsea. Steve attended several churches in the Chelsea area, including Chelsea Free Methodist, Main Street Church, Mt. Hope Church, and Family Worship Center. He loved the outdoors, and his passion was fishing at Forest Lake and Island Lake. Steve also enjoyed collecting fossils.

Survivors include his “ABC”children, Austin, Benjamin, and Catlin Yeasting; their mother, Susan E. Zale of Chelsea; a brother, Kenneth (Jean) Yeasting of Bloomfield Hills; a sister, Jeanne Yeasting of Bellingham, WA; a niece and nephew, Robin Fulton and Jonathan Yeasting; and his dog, Thea.

A memorial service will be held Sunday, March 24, 2019, 3:00 pm at Cole Funeral Chapel, with Rev. Dr. Charles White officiating.   The family will greet friends Sunday from 2-3 pm. Memorial contributions may be made to help Steve’s children (checks made out to Susan Zale).



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#3 Heidi LaFountaine 2019-02-08 18:37
My deepest sympathy for the family. Rejoice that he is now in the arms of our Lord.
#2 Judith Grigg 2019-02-05 19:24
Sorry for your loss.
#1 Becky House 2019-02-05 18:53
I met Steven and his family about 14 years ago at the Chelsea Free Methodist Church. We became friends and shared our love of animals and fossils. He was the caretaker of our cats when we were in Arizona. I will miss him, but am glad for him that he is at home with the Lord.

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