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 Standfest was the daughter of John Allen Rogers and Sevart (Shanlian) Rogers. Ada was born on March 19, 1949 in Detroit MI. 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, owned and operated Oak Hill & 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 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 is being held at 11 a.m., Friday, March 19, 2021 at Orchard Community Church, 74903 McKay Rd., Bruce Township, MI 48065. Rev. Bruce Standfest and Rev. Brad Standfest will officiate.

All are invited to join the family for a luncheon following the service at The Bells Event Center in Almont, MI.

The family will be available for visitation 10-11 a.m., Friday, March 19 at Orchard Community Church.

Arrangements were entrusted to Muir Brothers Funeral Home of Imlay City.

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