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Steven Ashby

Obituary for Steven Ashby

December 11, 1965 - June 3, 2018
Creston, Iowa | Age 52


Steven Ashby, 52, of Creston, passed into the presence of the Lord on Sunday, June 3, 2018 at the Greater Regional Hospice House - HCI. Celebration of Life Services will be 10:00 a.m., Saturday June 16, 2018 at Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Rev. Dale Williams will officiate. Burial will be at Elm Grove Cemetery in Des Moines, Ia. Open visitation will be Friday June 15, 2018 from 3-8 p.m. at the Powers Funeral Home in Creston, with family receiving friends will be from 5-8 p.m. . Memorials are to the Greater Regional Hospice in Creston or the Creston Animal Rescue Effort. Online condolences can be given at

Steven Junior Ashby, son of Junior Edgar Ashby and Margaret Sue (Evans) Ashby was born December 11, 1965 in Des Moines, Iowa. In 1975 the family moved to a farm southwest of Murray, Ia. Steven graduated from Murray High School in 1984. After high school he worked for Overland Truck Plaza in Osceola. In 1987 Steven began to work for Bunn-O-Matic in Creston and held many different positions. In 1994 Steven purchased a house in Creston and continued his employment at Bunn until he was no longer able to work due to his cancer. Steven was much liked by his co-workers and many came to visit during his illness.

Steven is survived by his two sisters, Sandy (husband Steve) Garner of Osceola, Ia. and Shirley (husband Dale) Williams of Naperville, Ill.; nieces and nephews, Aaron (wife Jonna) Garner, Amber Garner, Tabitha (husband Kyle) Hayes, Brenna, Eric and Philip Williams; great-nieces and nephews, Kaitlyn, Isaac, Brayson and Brayden Garner, Jaycee Shannon, Andrew and Hudson Hayes. Steven was preceded in death by his parents and a sister April Ashby.



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