Steven R. Blain

October 21, 1946 - November 22, 2017
Portage, MI



Sunday, December 3, 2017
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST
Schrier Park
850 W. Osterhout Road
Portage, MI 49002

Celebration of Life Gathering

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At the family's request memorial contributions are to be made to those listed below. Please forward payment directly to the memorial of your choice.

American Diabetes Association
P,O. Box 7023
Merrifield, VA 22116-7023
(800) 342-2383
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Heartland Hospice
8075 Creekside Dr #120
Portage, MI 49024
(269) 324-5705
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Life Story / Obituary


Steven R. Blain, of Portage, MI passed away peacefully on Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at the age of 71. Steven was born on October 21, 1946 in Kalamazoo, MI. He was the son of Doug and Beatrice Blain. Steve earned his diploma while he served in the United States Army. He married Carole Rushmore March 23, 1966 in Kalamazoo. He worked for General Motors until retirement in 2001.

Steve was an avid hunter and fisherman; always proud to take his grandchildren along with him. He loved trips to the family cabin near Houghton Lake.

A Celebration of Life gathering will be held on Sunday, December 3, 2017 from 1-4pm at Schrier Park on Osterhout Rd in Portage.

Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 51 years, Carole; 2 children: Stacey (Don) Allen and Stephanie (Jim) Wooden; 3 grandchildren: Donnie Allen, Blayne Wooden, Sydnee Wooden; 3 brothers; 1 sister; and several nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents.

Please visit Steve’s webpage at where you can archive a memory or photo, and sign his memory book online. Those who wish may donate in his name to American Diabetes Association or Heartland Hospice.