Ada Standfest, age 71, of Imlay City went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ Friday, November 20, 2020, at her home surrounded by her family.
Ada Esther Rogers was the daughter of John Allen Rogers and Sevart (Shanlian) Rogers. Ada was born on March 19, 1949 in Detroit, Michigan. She grew up in the Washington/ Romeo area and attended Romeo Schools, graduating class of 1967.
Ada married her husband of 50 years on March 21, 1970 at Pilgrim’s Holiness Church in Utica, Mi. Ada and her husband, Harvey “Skip,” owned and operated Oak Hill and Lighthouse Adult Foster Care homes in Imlay City and Attica for 30 years, along with several other successful local businesses. Ada had a love for all people and enjoyed the interaction her businesses gave with the community. Ada was a devoted Christian and touched many people’s hearts over the years; she will be missed by all who knew her.
Ada is survived by her husband, Harvey “Skip” Standfest of Imlay City; son, Bradley (Margaret) Standfest of Attica; three grandchildren, Bradley J. Standfest, Ezekiel Standfest and Faith (Griffin) Longley; and three brothers, John (Marjeta) Rogers of Imlay City, Albert (Diane) Rogers of Florida and Virgil Rogers of Florida.
Ada was preceded by her parents, John Rogers and Sevart (Shanlian) Rogers.
A celebration of life memorial service will be held for Ada at a later date.