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Stephen Ward Durst, age 59, of Grand Rapids, passed away unexpectedly of natural causes on Sunday, March 6, 2022. He was born December 14, 1962, in Grand Ledge, MI, to the late John and Dorothy (Schulert) Durst.

Stephen is survived by his two daughters, Yasmine and Emily and his siblings.

A full obituary will be posted as soon as it becomes available. Per Stephen’s wishes cremation has taken place and a memorial service for family and friends will be held at a later date.

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Cremation arrangements are entrusted to Michigan Cremation & Funeral Care, Grand Rapids, 616-452-3006.


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  1. Timothy Sluiter on March 18, 2022 at 10:13 am

    My sympathies to Steven’s family and friends.

  2. M. Linda Graham on March 19, 2022 at 10:20 am

    Deepest condolences 🙏- stephen was a brilliant musician- he will be missed

  3. JoAnn Marie Bacheller on May 5, 2022 at 10:10 pm

    Our silly and sassy days at GVSC will always be precious to me. Thank you for your music 🎼

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