Paula Susan Stauffer
October 28, 1962 – September 4, 2019
Paula Susan (Sieffert) Stauffer, 56, of Muskegon, passed away on September 4th, 2019 at Munson Medical Center in Traverse City, Michigan. She is survived by her husband John Jeffery Stauffer of Fruitport, MI, her daughter Krista (Michael Harrington) Cady of Philadelphia, PA, her sons Jeffrey Cady of Norton Shores, MI and Jonathon T. Stauffer of Fruitport, MI, and her siblings Thomas (Loretta) Sieffert, Carol “Cook” (Bruce) Sabin, George Sieffert, and Anne Sieffert.
Paula was born in Muskegon, Michigan on October 28, 1962 to Wilber “Pete” and Shirley (Bushaw) Sieffert and was the youngest of 6 children. She attended Muskegon Catholic Central before graduating from Muskegon High School in 1980.
As a young woman, Paula’s bright personality and attention to detail served her well in various administrative and phone support roles at companies in Muskegon. On June 1, 1996, she married John Jeffery Stauffer, and the two made their home in Fruitport, MI, where they enjoyed motorcycle rides on John’s Harley.
Paula enjoyed crafting, gardening, and backyard bird-watching. She wrote poetry for special occasions and liked to make her kids laugh. Paula loved to dance and sing, especially to classic rock.
Most of all, Paula loved her family. She kept in regular contact with loved ones across the country, and she was especially close to her beloved parents. She was preceded in death by her father and mother, Pete and Shirley Sieffert, and by her sister, Linda Clark. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.