Obituary for Henry Monroe Stepping

Henry Monroe Stepping

Birth Date: Oct. 27th, 1934
Date Passed: Jun. 12th, 2016


Henry Monroe Stepping age 81 of Ravenna, MI died Sunday, June 12, 2016 at Mercy General Health Partners surrounded by his loving family. Henry was born on October 27, 1934 in Muskegon, MI to the late Frank and Fannie Stepping Sr. He served in the United States Army. He married Darleen Ann (VanderLaan) Stepping on June 15, 1963 in Ravenna, MI. He worked for Consumers Power BC Cobb Plant retiring in 1991. He worked for Rogers Printing Co. until his death. He enjoyed golf, gardening and his 2 cats Oreo and Cookie. Henry is survived by his wife of 52 years: Darleen A. Stepping of Ravenna, 3 Daughters: Christine Stepping of Indiana, Barbara (Tim) Walker of Ravenna and Michelle Bonter of Spring Lake. 8 Grandchildren: Megan (Bruce), Lauren, Carmen, Brooklyn, Bailey, Kaitlyn, David and Nathan. 1 Sister: Barbara Pillars of Newaygo. Several nieces and nephews also survive. He was preceded in death by his parents, 1 Brother: Frank, Son in-law: Matthew Bonter, Brother in-law: Willard Pillars, Niece: Amy Pillars and Nephew James Pillars. Mass from the Order of Christian Funerals will be celebrated on Thursday, June 16, 2016 at 10:30amat the St. Catherines Catholic Church with Father Braun celebrant. Burial will follow at St. Catherines Catholic Cemetery. The family will be at the Throop Funeral Home of Ravenna on Wednesday, June 15, 2016 from 2:00 to 4:00pm and 6:00 to 8:00pm to receive friends. Rosary will be prayed at 8:00pm Memorials may be directed to: St. Catherines or Donor’s Choice. Go to: or Facebook @ Throop Funeral Home of Ravenna Inc. to sign the online guestbook. The Throop Funeral Home of Ravenna is in charge of funeral arrangements. 231-853-6511


2:00pm to 4:00pm and
6:00pm to 8:00pm


11:30am on Jun. 16th, 2016 at
St. Catherines Catholic Cemetery
Map/Directions to St. Catherines Catholic Cemetery