Stephen M. Newlin age 60 of Goodland Township Lapeer County died January 17, 2013. He was born July 1, 1952 in Belleville, Illinois to Donald and Betty Newlin. He graduated from Brown City High School Class of 1970. He married Josefina Andas on May 23, 1997. Stephen retired from Ford Motor Company after 42 years at the VanDyke Plant. He enjoyed farming, fishing, his cabin in Munising and watching deer. He also enjoyed his pet birds and other beloved critters. He is survived by his wife Josefina Newlin, his mother Betty Newlin, 2 sisters Janet (Charles) Stanley and Ruth (Mike) Houser and a brother David (Holly) Newlin along with several nieces and nephews. A gathering for family and friends with viewing will be Friday from 2:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Carman Funeral Home in Brown City. Funeral services will be Saturday at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home and cremation will follow.