Celebrating the life of Jacob (Jake) Mark Stephan.
Jake loved the artistic side of life; in his art, poetry, music and culinary creations. He enjoyed much of the country, born in Fort Wayne, Indiana; he loved his home in Sarasota, Florida.
Born 8/8/1988, Jake passed away on 5/7/2020 at the age of 31.
Jake attended North Manchester, Indiana high school and is survived by his parents: Mark E Stephan, Jr. of Edgerton, Ohio and Diane M. (John) Walker (Bates) of Brooklyn, Michigan.
Surviving family includes: Grandparents - Fontella Boxell, Devon & Bonnie Bates.
Brothers and Sisters - Marcus Paul, Benjamine Aaron, Arianna Kathleen, Jerade Stephan, Johnathan Stephan, Joshua Amick, Justyn Amick, Jordan Amick (Kim), Joel Amick, Jayden Walker.
As well as many supportive family members including: Julie Newsome, Lisa Newsome, Andrea Bates, Jeff Amick.
In lieu of flowers, the family would be honored by your donation to the Community Harvest Food Bank:https://www.communityharvest.org/donate-2/
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A celebration of life gathering will occur at a later date in Jake's home state of Indiana.