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Gregory Stephens

June 21, 1963 — May 11, 2021

Brooklyn Center, MN

Gregory Stephens

Gregory Scott Stephens, age 57, of Brooklyn Center, MN passed away peacefully on May 11, 2021 at the University of Minnesota Medical Center in Minneapolis, MN, with his wife, brother-in-law, sisters and mother by his side after a two year battle with leukemia.

Funeral Services will be held Saturday, May 15, 2021 at 10:30 a.m. at the Herman United Methodist Church in Herman, Minnesota with Rev. Heather E. Klason officiating. Special Music will be provided by Floyd Althoff.

Visitation will be Friday, May 14, 2021 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the Herman United Methodist Church and continue one hour prior to service time at the church Saturday morning.

Interment will be in Lakeside Cemetery, rural Herman. Pallbearers will be Eric Carlson, Michael Austvold, Paul Probst, Jeff Kasel, Dale Althoff and Tyler Montonye. Honorary Pallbearers will be Greg's nieces and nephews.

Gregory Scott Stephens was born in Morris, MN on June 21, 1963 to Karen and Robert Stephens. He was baptized in Chokio Methodist Church and confirmed at the Herman United Methodist Church. Greg graduated from the Herman High School in 1982. In 1984 his oldest daughter, Ashley, was born. Greg worked with his dad Bob until 1989, when he went to the Twin Cities as an apprentice under Tim Hurlbut. He became an electrician and worked for City View Electric and Gopher Electric.

Greg married Patricia Althoff on December 2, 2000. Together they made their home in Brooklyn Center, MN and had two daughters; Sara in 2002 and Jennifer in 2004.

Greg loved to play cards and games, camping, fishing, spending time with family, and always being available when someone needed help.

Greg is survived by his wife Patricia of Brooklyn Center, MN; three daughters: Ashley (Curt) Kerzman of Herman, MN; and Sara and Jennifer Stephens of Brooklyn Center; mother Karen Stephens of Herman; granddaughters: Kimberly and Kelsey Kerzman of Herman; two sisters: Virginia Itzen of Herman; and Heather Montonye of Baxter, MN; sister-in-law Sandra (Stewart) Denis of Bismarck, ND; brothers-in-law: Dale (Cindie) Althoff of Mooreton, ND; and Terry (Sara) Althoff of Apple Valley, MN; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Greg was preceded in death by his father Robert; brother Charles; sister Brooke Drinkwitz; and his grandparents.

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Past Services

Visitation

Friday, May 14, 2021

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Herman United Methodist Church

306 Hanover Ave S, Herman, MN 56248

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Visitation

Saturday, May 15, 2021

9:30 - 10:30 am (Central time)

Herman United Methodist Church

306 Hanover Ave S, Herman, MN 56248

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Funeral Service

Saturday, May 15, 2021

Starts at 10:30 am (Central time)

Herman United Methodist Church

306 Hanover Ave S, Herman, MN 56248

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