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Scott Stevensen, age 56 of Nicollet died peacefully with his family and friends by his side on Saturday, August 26, 2017 at his home in Nicollet after a short battle with cancer.
A celebration of life will be held on Thursday, August 31, 2017 from 4-8 pm at the Nicollet Conservation Club in Nicollet. Guests are asked to come casual, in camo, or in a shirt or hat from your playing days on teams with Scott. To conclude the evening, a prayer of farewell will be held at 8 pm.
To leave an online condolence for his family, or to sign the guestbook, go to: mvfh.org
Scott is survived by his loving wife, Kim Stevensen of Nicollet; sisters, Cheri (Bill) Magers of Gaylord, Lynne McCarthy of Santa Fe, New Mexico, Jeanne (Leon) Kettner of Nicollet; brother, Craig (Bev) Stevensen of Nicollet; sisters-in-law, Kelly (Ted) Lewis of Nicollet, Kari (Jeremy) Arndt of Nicollet; brothers-in-law, Butch (Tia) Grunst of North Mankato, Tom (Anita) Grunst of Nicollet, Mike Grunst of Nicollet; nieces, Kari Mulvihill, Kris Mielke, Kacie Stevensen, Makenzie, Mikayla, Madison, and Maleah Grunst, Marisa and Morgan Arndt, and grand-nieces; nephews, Jason and Matt Magers, Ben and Brandon Kettner, Nick Stevensen, Tyler Dittrich, Elijah Hill, Jayden Grunst; grand-nephews; and beloved hunting dog, Casper.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Marion Stevensen; and his father, Phillip Stevensen who passed one month prior to Scott's birth.
Scott Phillip Stevensen was born September 24, 1960 in New Ulm to Phillip and Marion (Meurer) Stevensen. He was a 1979 graduate from Nicollet High School. On April 25, 1987, Scott was united in marriage with Kim Grunst at the Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Nicollet. Scott was a devoted employed for over 35 years with the Lloyd Truss Company in North Mankato. Besides his work, Scott had a variety of passions and hobbies that brought him great joy in life. From his youth on, Scott dearly enjoyed sports. Besides his involvement in high school sports, Scott continued to play ball on numerous teams throughout his entire life where lifetime friendships were made. Scott always had a deep love for the outdoors as well. He predominantly enjoyed hunting, but any time he got to spend outdoors was cherished. Many wonderful memories were made over the years with friends and family on numerous hunting excursions, deer camps, and pheasant hunting trips to South Dakota. He also enjoyed his time spent training his four legged hunting partners Dusty, Jiggs, Jake, Rosie, and Casper. Scott always took pride in what he did, but he took tremendous pride in his recent five years of sobriety. Scott was an active supporter of the Nicollet Conservation Club, Ducks Unlimited, Pheasants Forever, and also volunteered with the Nicollet High School trap shooting team. Although Scott's passing seems sudden, wonderful memories made with him will stay in the hearts of all who knew him best.
To honor Scott's love of the outdoors, in lieu of flowers, take the time to share an outdoor experience of hunting or fishing with a child.
A heartfelt thank you from the family is extended to the entire dedicated staff at St. Croix Hospice for their loving care and support.
Published on August 28, 2017
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