Life Story / Obituary
Stephen Paul Botbyl, age 59, passed away August 04, 2017 at the poppen house, following a battle with cancer. Stephen was born in Grand Haven on June 04, 1958 and lived nearby in Ferrysburg at the time of his death. He attended and graduated from Grand Haven High School in 1976. He was an accomplished CNC machinist and mechanic. He also spent a lot of his time helping Kimberly with her in home childcare business and truly enjoyed every minute of that. He loved listening to the Detroit Tigers and music on the radio. He also was always listening to the police scanner. His favorite thing to do everyday even in the winter was go to the Grand Haven beach and Harbor island. He was a very kind and loving soul. Survivors include his wife Kimberly Ellsworth from Grand Haven MI. A sister Ruthann (Daniel) Wolffis from Grand Haven MI. A brother David, aunts,uncles,nieces and nephews. He was proceeded in death by his parents Marvin and Marva Botbyl from Grand Haven MI. The family in keeping with Steve's wishes will not be having a visitation or service. There will be a private family one in the future. Kimberly and the family ask that when you are at the Grand Haven beach or Harbor island that you might take a moment to reflect on a memory you have of Steve. Any donations in his honor can be made to Noahs Project. Per his wishes cremation has taken place.
Phoenix Cremation Authority - Muskegon