Stephanie Sue Ketola

GWINN, MI. – Stephanie Sue (Schafer) Ketola, 41, of Gwinn, died Wednesday, November 27, 2013, at her home.

She was born July 13, 1972, in Gwinn, a daughter of David and Anita (Abbey) Schafer. She was a 1990 graduate of Gwinn High School and was a lifelong area resident.

Stephanie’s children were the most important people in her life along with family and friends.

She is survived by her sons, Brett and Kenneth Ketola, both of Gwinn; parents, David and Anita Schafer, of Sparta, WI; sisters,Michele (Lawrence, Jr.) Copley and Shanole LaSalle, also of Gwinn; many nieces,nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles.

Stephanie was preceded in death by a sister, Dawn Marie LaSalle, and her grandparents.

Visitation will be held on Monday, December 2, 2013 from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Canale-Gwinn Funeral Home.

A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. in the funeral home with Rev. Ronald Libey officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Epilepsy Foundation of Michigan, 26211 Central Park Blvd., Suite 100, Southfield,MI 48076-4154.

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