The Obit For Stephen Christopher
Wednesday, December 28, 2011
CHRISTOPHER, Stephen J. age 70 of Springfield, passed away Wednesday,
December 28, 2011. He was born on August 26, 1941 in Springfield, Ohio
to the late Louis Edward and Virginia Mae (Stephens) Christopher.
Stephen is survived by his two sons: Scott (Michelle) Christopher and
S. Todd Christopher; a sister Sandee (Phil) Westfall; Grandchildren: Cassandra,
Stephanie, and Maria Ann Christopher; a step-grandson Chris Sauber as
well one aunt (Betty) a niece, 2 nephews and several cousins.
Stephen earned his Bachelor’s degree at Ohio University and a Master’s
degree from Eastern Michigan University. He retired from the public education
school system after teaching for 30 years and serving as the Principal
at Riverdale Elementary School.
Stephen was an avid golfer and a proud member of the Memorial Park Golf
Course in Kenton, Ohio. He was drafted by the Cincinnati Red’s farm
team in 1962. Stephen was also a member of the Elks Lodge and the Moose
A private graveside service will be held at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, the family wishes that memorial contributions be made
the Alzheimer’s Association (www.alz.org) in Stephen’s memory.