Steven Earl Townsend
Printed by Paul's Funeral Home, Oberlin, KS
Steven Earl Townsend was born September 21, 1953, in McCook, Nebraska, to
Thomas and Darlene (Warner) Townsend.  He passed away Friday at the age
of 45 years, 8 months and 21 days.

Steve was raised in the Danbury area.  He graduated from Decatur
Community High School in 1972.  He continued his education at Kansas
State University, graduating in 1976.

Steven farmed in the Danbury, Nebraska area for 20 years.  In 1996 he
moved to Salina, Kansas were he owned and operated the Townsend Turf Care
Lawn Service.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Thomas and Darlene Townsend.

Survivors include two sisters, Mary Peter, Salina, KS, Kathy and Dale
Eddy, Salina, KS; two aunts, Eva and Ivan Morton, Oberlin, KS, Alda Rick,
Texas; three uncles, Charlie and Hilda Townsend, Fort Collins, CO, Ernie
Purvis, McCook, NE, Kenny McCoy, Danbury, NE; special friend, Cinda
Gantt, North Hampton, OH; and other relatives and many friends.

Pall bearers:  Lavern Leibrandt, Dennis Walker, Kevin Brown, Dale Eddy,
Marlin Springer and Terry Rogers.

Final Resting Place:  Lebanon Cemetery, Lebanon, Nebraska

submitted by Diana Hart