Steven Crosby, 71

Steven Henry Crosby, age 71, of Delano, passed away Thursday, Dec. 30, 2021.

A celebration of life will take place at a later date.

Arrangements are by the Iten Funeral Home in Delano.

The middle child of Cyril and Marie (Thelemann) Crosby; he was born June 23, 1950, in St. Peter, MN, and grew up on a farm outside of Belle Plaine in Blakely Township.

Steve graduated from Belle Plaine High School in 1968, and Mankato State College in 1972, then taught for six years at Rockford High School.

Steve married Judy Mielke Doering, Nov. 23, 1979.

His career then led him into private industry work at Research Inc. for 21 years, as well as time at Varidigm Corp. and Rosemount.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sister-in-law, Carolyn; nieces, Kathleen and Laura; and six grandchildren.

Steve is survived by his wife, Judy; brothers, Clinton (Linda), Gary (Lynn); sons, Daryl (Liz) and William (Anita); granddaughters, Anne (Matt), Ellen (Dan); grandson, Max; and great-grandson, James; nieces, Karen, Amy; nephews, Brandon, Travis (Molly), Douglas.

Steve had a strong belief in God, and served others through his selfless acts of time, treasure, and talents to his family, faith community, and community at-large.

“Thank you, Mom and Dad, for farm life, getting to use Oliver tractors, and the support of the Northland Oliver Collector Association members. God bless.”

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