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Dr. Mark E. Stern, Ph.D.

July 23, 1943 ~ January 1, 2023 (age 79) 79 Years Old
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Obituary

Dr. Mark E. Stern, Ph.D., age 79 of Spring Lake, passed away on Sunday, January 1, 2023 at Trinity Health Muskegon Hospital. He was born on July 23, 1943 in Detroit, MI to the late Julius and Rose (Zolkower) Stern.

Mark obtained his bachelor’s degree from Wayne State University and continued his education, receiving his Doctorate degree from Michigan State University. Mark taught science at Troy High School and Oakland University for many years. He was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church of Spring Lake, and a member of the North Ottawa Amateur Radio Club, where he was a ham, K8MAZ.

Mark was a very talented musician, playing many instruments including piano and guitar. On occasion, he played for the Detroit Symphony, and served as a background musician during the early years of Motown.

Mark is survived by his three nephews, William Beck and his former wife, Claudia, Adam (Angie) Beck, and Chris (Heidi) Beck; and great-nieces and great-nephews, Elisabeth, Nicholas, Liam, Alexander, Michael, Megan and Nathan. He was preceded in death by his sister and brother-in-law, Shelly and Sheldon Beck.

The Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, January 6, 2023 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church with Fr. Norm Droski officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at church. Interment will be at Lake Forest Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Noah Project.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
January 6, 2023

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
St. Mary's Catholic Church
406 East Savidge Street
Spring Lake, MI 49456

Mass of Christian Burial
Friday
January 6, 2023

11:00 AM
St. Mary's Catholic Church
406 East Savidge Street
Spring Lake, MI 49456

Cemetery Interment

Lake Forest Cemetery
1304 Lake Ave
Grand Haven, MI 49417

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Donations

Noah Project
5205 Airline Rd., Muskegon MI 49444
Tel: 1-231-865-1264
Email: info@noahprojectmuskegon.org
Web: http://www.noahprojectmuskegon.org/

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