Stefan Joseph McMillen passed away May 13th, 2019

A Celebration of Life Service will be held on June 29, 2019 at Blue Roof Church Family Center. Please RSVP to receive further details on Facebook group, Stefan “Joe” McMillen, celebration of Life. Memorial contributions may be made out to Lynda Zech, administrator for the McMillen children college fund. Those wishing to share a message of condolence for the family may do so online at

Stefan was born on January 24, 1981 in Berrien Center, MI to Elizabeth Wagner. He was a graduate of Ross Beatty High School in Cassopolis, Class of 2005. Stefan enjoyed cars and it was evident in his career path. He was currently enrolled in an auto tech program to further his career. He was employed at Troyers garage in Middlebury, IN where he was an auto mechanic. Stefan was a current member of The Waypoint Community Church. He was very musically inclined and was able to play many instruments, his favorite was the guitar. Stefan had many friends and had never met a stranger. The family wishes to thank Stephanie for all her assistance and help with Stefan during these last few months.

He is survived by his sons Jeriko McMillen and Breanden Jacob; parents Elizabeth Wagner, adopted father, Michael Perry McMillen; grandmother Betty Wagner; great-grandmother Bertha Sims; sisters Holli McMillen and Rebekka (Cedric) Lietz; nieces and nephews Natalie McMillen, Connor Lietz, Ava Barker and Mia Kimmane; uncle Gene (Marie) Wagner Jr.; aunt Lynda (Rodney) Zech and numerous other family and friends. Stefan was preceded in death by his grandfather Gene Wagner. 

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