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Ever Rest Funeral Home and Cremation Chapel

1783 East Keating Ave, Muskegon, MI

OBITUARY

Phillip "Phil" Richard Stenberg Sr.

January 4, 1936March 20, 2020

Phillip “Phil” Richard Stenberg Sr., age 84 of Twin Lake, passed away Friday, March 20, 2020 at home.

Phil was born Jan. 4, 1936 in Muskegon. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and worked in office furniture manufacturing at E.H. Sheldon. He married Betty Lou Mahn on May 25, 1956. Phil loved coaching his son’s football teams, enjoyed camping with family, and was a bus driver for Holy Trinity for special needs adults. He was a member of the VFW in North Muskegon, the Twin Lake Gun Club (where he loved shooting guns), enjoyed watching old John Wayne Movies, going out to Sunday breakfast with family, and could be found gathering with good friends Tom M., Ed, Jim M. and the rest of the gang in his spare time.

Phil was preceded in death by his parents Leonard and Millie Stenberg, Sylvia “Silver” Hurford Stenberg; his son Rick Stenberg; and 2 brothers Tony Stenberg and Bob Goodnough.

He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Betty Lou; children Rodney (Robin) Stenberg, and Vicki (Thomas) Finkler; daughter-in-law Jill (Greg Lamphere) Stenberg; 7 grandchildren, Cody Stenberg, Tyler Stenberg, Josh (Danielle) Stenberg, Jared (Carey) Stenberg, Stephanie (who was born on his birthday) (Ken) Jones, Kristen Finkler, and Brooke Finkler; 14 great grandkids; his dog Max; a brother Lenny Stenberg; many extended family and friends.

A private graveside service will be 1:00pm Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at Sunrise Memorial Gardens.

The family would like to give special thanks to Hospice of Michigan.

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Services

  • Graveside Service with Military Honors Wednesday, March 25, 2020

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Debra Hutson

March 24, 2020

Dear Betty,Thinking of you and your Family at this time.Sending Love and prayers. With Love your sister Joan Stenberg and brother Terry Mahn

Debra Hutson

March 24, 2020

Dear Aunt Betty & Family,sending our love and prayers to you all.....With Love Mark & Deb and Family

Ruth Beecham

March 24, 2020

Rip dear freind known him for many years and many good memmories he will be sadly missed. Joe and ruthie Beecham and to Betty Lou and family we send our prayers🙏

Greg Obzut

March 24, 2020

Betty and family,
Sorry to hear of Phil's passing. I wanted to let you know I am with you during this difficult time. Praying the Lord holds you in His arms as you go through this chapter in your lives.

Greg Obzut

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