Bernard L. Stebbins

Resided in L'Anse, Michigan
Died May 25th, 2019

Bernard L. Stebbins, age 73, of Sidnaw, MI, passed away Saturday evening, May 25, 2019 at Bayside Village Nursing Home due to complications after he had suffered a massive heart attack.

Bernard was born June 14, 1945 in Sidnaw to the late Marvin Sr. and Marion (Longrie) Stebbins.  He served in the Army from 1965 until his honorable discharge in 1967.  Bernard was employed at Wood Development Coproratation in Sidnaw as head sawyer for 30 plus years.

He was an avid hunter and fisherman, he also enjoyed working in his vegetable gardens every year.

Bernard is survived by two children, his son, Troy Stebbins of Escanaba and his daughter, Carmen (Stebbins) Fowler of Detroit.  He also has one grandson, Jay Steinert; siblings, Peggy and Tom Stebbins of Sidnaw; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Marvin Stebbins, Jr. of Escanaba and Douglas Stebbins of Tempe, AZ.

In keeping with Bernard’s wishes, no services will be held.  The Crawford Funeral Homes are assisting the Stebbins family.  A message of condolence can be directed to the Stebbins family by visiting

One Tribute to “Bernard L. Stebbins”

  1. Troy, Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time in the loss of your father. Losing a loved one is a thing we always know will come some day but somehow when it does, we are never ready for that final goodbye. In this journey we call life, we have to learn to accept the bumps in the road. This by far,will be a huge bump! I want you to know that I know how losing a loved one can impact your life more than you can image. I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers. Keep the memories as close as possible and never feel bad about talking about him to anyone any time! It is the love we have for our lost that makes it so hard at times! He must have been a great man because he produced a wonderful son!!!

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