Douglas (Fatboy) Duane Stebelton, Sr., age 68 of Grant, passed away on Wednesday evening, November 17, 2021 at Spectrum Health Gerber Memorial in Fremont. He was born on January 30, 1953 in Grant, Michigan to Ruffo & Evelyn (Evans) Stebelton. Doug had been employed at Keeler Brass in Grand Rapids for 28 years, and then he worked for 11 years at Gerber Products Company in Fremont until his retirement in 2016. He was an avid deer hunter, and he enjoyed farming. On May 26, 1973 he married Linda Townsend and she survives him along with 2 children: Doug (Julie Redding) Stebelton, Jr., Tracey (Chuck) Hargreaves; 3 grandchildren: Chance Stebelton, Hope Hargreaves, & Crew Hargreaves; 2 bonus children, Mark Pierce & Donavan Robeck; brothers & sisters: William Stebelton, Ron (Jackie) Stebelton, Sandra (Dick) Diekema, Chuck (Joyce) Stebelton, Robin (Wayne) Veltkamp; and by many nieces & nephews. Doug was preceded in death by his parents. According to his wishes, cremation has taken place, and a Celebration of Doug’s Life will be held at 1:00 PM on Saturday, November 27, 2021 at the Stebelton Farm (681 W. 136th St, Grant, MI. 49327), immediately followed by a luncheon at Rum Runners (12058 Apple Avenue, Ravenna, MI. 49451) until 5:30 PM. You can sign the online guest book at www.kroeze-wolffis.com. Arrangements are by Kroeze-Wolffis Funeral Home, Inc. of Fremont.
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