Scott Paul Stevens

OBITUARY - Scott Paul Stevens


Scott Paul Stevens, 54, Coon Rapids, passed away Feb. 13, 2014.

He was born in Fairmont, MN May 9, 1959 to Bruce and Jolene (Johnson) Stevens.

He spent his elementary years in Fairmont. His family moved to Brooklyn Park. He graduated from Anoka Sr. High in 1977.

He met his wife Julia Breitag, at Brooklyn Park Lutheran Church in 1976. They were married June 1984 and moved to Coon Rapids in Oct. 1984.

They had two sons, Andrew Paul and Adam Bruce.  He is also survived by his brother Brendt (Mamie) Stevens and sister, Dawn (Paul) Spaans.

He was preceded in death by his father, Bruce and grandparents, Ruth & Lester Johnson and Esther & Paul Stevens. 

He was employed at International Paper in Fridley for the past 22 years. He was known as "the funny guy". In the spring and summer, you could

find him on various Twin Cities golf courses and in the fall and winter, the racquetball courts, where he met so many wonderful friends.

In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to LCM. 

Celebration of life will take place 11 a.m. Sat. Feb. 22 at the Lutheran Church of the Master (LCM), 1200 69th Ave N, Brooklyn Center.

Visitation one hour prior to service at church and Friday, Feb. 21 from 5 to 8 p.m. Coon Rapids Chapel, 763-767-1000

1827 Coon Rapids Blvd.


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