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Steven Edward Newton

June 10, 1947 — December 5, 2016

Steven E. Newton, age 69, passed away Monday, December 05, 2016 at his home in McCook, NE.

Steven was born June 10, 1947 to parents Herbert and Betty Jean (Esch) Newton in McCook.  He was one of four children growing up in McCook, graduating from McCook High with the class of 1965.

Steven enlisted in the US Navy on July 11, 1967.  He proudly served his country until his honorable discharge on April 5, 1971.

Steven enjoyed woodworking, playing cards and following his grandchildren’s sporting events.  Since his return to McCook two years ago, the highlight of Steven’s week was getting together with his high school classmates for lunch at Sehnert’s every Friday.

Steven was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church.

He is survived by his children, Kristi Geschwentner and Lee Moore of McCook, Chad Newton of Hays, KS, Amber (David) Koshiol of Hays, KS, Darren (Jenny) Newton of Cimarron, KS, and Rusty Newton of Great Bend, KS; sisters, Diana (Terry) Butler of Omaha, NE and Gina Newton of Bloomington, IN; as well as his eight grandchildren, Emily Geschwentner and friend Brad Garrick, Kelsea Geschwentner and friend Juan Zermeno, Austin Jantz, Chase Newton, Caitlin Farrell, Dayvean Koshiol, Dylan Newton, and Madison Newton.

Steven was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Lyle Newton; and grandson, Grant Farrell.

Memorial services will be held at 10:30 AM on Saturday, December 17, 2016 at St. John’s Lutheran Church of rural McCook with Pastor Derick Brown officiating.

Inurnment will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery.

Memorials may be given in Steven’s name.


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