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Steven J. Cantrell

February 4, 1971 — February 11, 2023

Gibsonburg

Steven Cantrell, 52 of Gibsonburg passed away on February 11, 2023 with his family by his side. He was born February 4, 1971 in Oregon, Ohio to Kenneth & Judy Cantrell.   

Steven graduated in 1989 from Gibsonburg High School. He loved playing basketball & loved the few years that he coached. He also enjoyed hunting and fishing. Steven was a carpenter and was proud to work for Farnham Equipment Company. He was also a member of local 351.

In 1994 he married Debra (Elmer) and have been happily married for 28 years. Together, they have 2 children, Andrew (Marisa) and Abby. He was a very proud and great father and his greatest joy was watching and coaching them. In July, he happily became a PawPaw to Brady Douglas. He also loved to be a great uncle to his special 'lil buddies', Ali Ce and Elli Kae Ickes.  

Steven is also survived by his parents, Kenneth and Judy; brothers Jeff (Shelly) and James (Bobbi); mother-in-law,Susie Elmer; nieces Heather (Jim), Lindsay (William "Clyde"), Libby, Emily, and Leann (Becca); nephews, Jordan, James, Patrick, and Tyler;  and very special cousins. He's preceded in death by his grandparents, and father-in-law, Walt. 

A time of visitation will be held on Wednesday, February 15 from 2:00-5:00PM and 6:00-8:00PM at the Herman-Veh Funeral Home & Crematory, Gibsonburg. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, February 16 at the Gibsonburg Community Church (795 W. Madison Gibsonburg Ohio) beginning at 11:00AM with an hour of visitation prior to services at the church. Burial will be private for the family.  

Memorial donations can be made to the Gibsonburg Community Church. 

Herman-Veh Funeral Home & Crematory, Gibsonburg is honored to be assisting the Cantrell family during this difficult time. 

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Wednesday, February 15, 2023

2:00 - 5:00 pm (Eastern time)

Herman-Veh Funeral Home & Crematory

319 W. Madison St., Gibsonburg, OH 43431

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Visitation

Wednesday, February 15, 2023

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Herman-Veh Funeral Home & Crematory

319 W. Madison St., Gibsonburg, OH 43431

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Visitation

Thursday, February 16, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Gibsonburg Community Church

795 W. Madison St., Gibsonburg, 43431

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Funeral Service

Thursday, February 16, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Gibsonburg Community Church

795 W. Madison St., Gibsonburg, 43431

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