Kenneth Wayne Stewart, 516 Pennsylvania Ave., Plymouth, died unexpectedly at 11:53 a.m. on Saturday, November 3, 2001, in the Emergency Room of St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Plymouth. Wayne was 35 years old and had lived in Marshall County all of his life. He was born on November 14, 1965, in Plymouth, the son of Eugene N. Stewart, Sr. and Naomi E. Egnor Stewart. He graduated from Plymouth High School with the class of 1984. Wayne served his country in the United States Army and later worked as a laborer. He enjoyed following Michigan State University sports, fishing the local rivers and camping at Jellystone Park. An outdoorsman, he was always in charge of the campfire and enjoyed cooking, indoors and out. He loved being with his nieces and nephews and spending time at home. Wayne is survived by his parents, Eugene and Naomi, Plymouth and by three brothers and seven sisters. The brothers are: James L. and Sharon Stewart, Plymouth, the Rev. Arthur “Allen” and Betty Stewart, Dyersburg, Tenn., and Carl A. and Linda Stewart, Bourbon. His sisters are: Pat and Raymond Harness, Mary E. and Dennis Hostetler, Grace E. and Raymond Hummel, Betty V. Pflugshaupt and friend Doug Whiteman, Candy L. and Michael Shufelt and Samantha G. Stewart, all of Plymouth and Ellen D. and David Kaiser, Walkerton. Numerous nieces and nephews also survive as well. Wayne was preceded in death by a brother, Eugene M. Stewart, Jr. and two nephews, Michael and Tony Stewart. Visitation with the family will be on Monday, November 5, 2001, from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, 1100 N. Michigan St., Plymouth, and for one hour prior to Tuesday’s services in the church. The House of Prayer, 12450 Plymouth-Goshen Trail, where Wayne attended worship, will hold funeral services on Tuesday, November 6, 2001, at 11 a.m. Ronald Humphrey, pastor of the church, together with the Rev. Allen Stewart, brother of Wayne, will officiate. Special military graveside rites at New Oakhill Cemetery will be conducted by the VFW, #1162, Plymouth. Memorial gifts in memory of Wayne may be made to the Marshall County Hospice or the Marshall County Mental Health Association.
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