July 13, 1948 - Oct. 5, 2019

The Rev. Stevan “Steve” Richard Haiflich, 71, passed away on Oct. 5, 2019.

Steve’s life was defined by his commitment to and love of his family and his marriage to Lynette (Lanzer) Haiflich.

He leaves behind two sons, Philip (Heidi) Haiflich and Andrew (Lauren) Haiflich; his stepson, David (Robin) Lanzer; his sister, Karen (Haiflich) Reinhard; and seven grandchildren.

“Pastor Steve” was born in Bluffton on July 13, 1948, to Dorma (Hoopingarner) and Richard Haiflich. He was a United Methodist pastor for 30 years.

A private family celebration of his life will be at a later date. Those wishing to sign the guest book may do so at www.dignitymemorial.com. Memorials may be made in his name to the following cancer research organizations: Team Bright Side to fund cutting-edge pediatric cancer research for new immunotherapy treatments for children at teambrightside.com and the V Foundation that awards cancer research grants at v.org.