OBITUARY

Stephen Edward Payne

June 12, 1950September 24, 2020

Stephen Edward Payne of East Lansing, MI and formerly of Saginaw, passed away Thursday, September 24, 2020. He was born June 12, 1950 to Jule and Louis Payne.

Stephen graduated from St. Andrews Catholic High School and then served in the US Army for 28 years. He also served in the Michigan National Guard Aviation service. He married Angela (Green) Payne.

Stephen loved to pilot planes, was an avid fisherman and enjoyed traveling. He had a great love of music and he shared this joy with his family.

Stephen will be forever missed and greatly loved by his family: wife, Angela; sons, Jason (Tiffany) Payne, Andrew Payne, and Cole (Deanna) Payne; step-children, Amber Lundberg, Nicole Polhill, Shelby (Donovan) Polhill, Tara Gardulski, and Michael Metivier; grandchildren, Evan Payne, Aislynn Polhill-Alley, Oliver Lundberg, William Polhill, Inara Daniels, and Iris Daniels; brothers, Bernie (Vickie) Payne, Rev. Jim (Joanne) Payne, and John (Vera) Payne; sisters, Ellen (Mike) Zirkle, and Sue (George) Heilmann; and Aunt Marian Payne. Also, many nieces and nephews and life long billiard friends. He is predeceased by his parents. A Celebration of Life will be held in April. Contributions in honor of Stephen may be made to the Capital Area Humane Society.

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Kathy Smith

October 1, 2020

To the entire Payne Family,
Very sorry to hear about the passing of Stephen. We attended grade school, high school, and were neighbors in Carrollton. We last spoke at our 50th class reunion. Sending my sympathy to your family. May you Rest In Peace.
Kathy (Schultz) Smith
Class of 1968

Marion Warren

October 1, 2020

I wanted to add this photo of Steve doing some of what Steve did well.
Joe Warren

Marion Warren

October 1, 2020

Served with Steve for many years in Grand Ledge. Always a happy, pleasant person. So glad to have known him.
Joe Warren

Pamela George

October 1, 2020

My heart and prayers go out to all those that loved this man. Although I only met him once I immediately liked him. I know he must have been a great person to have captured the heart of his wonderful, loving wife, Angela. I have enjoyed watching your amazing life together. I hope the beautiful memories you have will bring you comfort and peace, and your heart will sing again. ❤

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