Funeral Director - Retired
Steve grew up in Mason City, Iowa graduating from Mason City High School in 1970. He attended the University of Minnesota and graduated from the College of Mortuary Science in 1975. Steve has been a funeral director for the last 45 years. He has managed funeral homes in Virginia, Eveleth, Chisholm. He returned to home town to work in a funeral home before settling in the Brainerd Lakes Area in 1992. While in Brainerd, Steve managed a local funeral home until they were purchased by a multi-national cooperation. At that time, he retired and until he found his home here at Nelson - Doran Funeral Home - a locally owned and family operated facility om 2012.
Steve and his wife, Jean live in Baxter. Their son, Adam, has blessed them with four grandchildren. He is a member of Lakewood Evangelical Free Church and facilitates a mission group each year that travels to Alaska. He also looks forward to spending time in Hawaii each year.
Steve is our resident handy-man. He is car enthusiast.
Favorite Food: Seafood
Favorite Cars: Street Rods and Sports Cars
Favorite Quote: "The problem with socialism is eventually you run out of other people's money." - Margaret Thatcher