Steven John Yeasting

Grass Lake, Michgian

Formerly of Chelsea

At 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 and 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 take place 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).

Seth Kinker

Reporter/Digital Media for The Sun Times News

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