In Memory of

Steven Henry Brons

August 13, 1955 - October 1, 2019
From: Spencer, IA
Steven Henry Brons

Steven Henry Brons

Born: August 13, 1955
Died: October 1, 2019
Age: 64

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       Steven Henry Brons, fourth child of Betty (Schmidt) and Henry Brons, was born in Sheldon, Iowa on August 13, 1955.  He grew up in northwest Iowa and graduated from Terril High School in 1973. 

       Steven served his country with the United States Navy.  He joined the Navy on October 23, 1973 and reported to Orlando, Florida for basic training.  He was stationed at Point Magu, California, Antarctic Development Squadron SIX as a Personnelman and Air Crewman.  Steven was honorably discharged from the Navy in August of 1998 as a Sergeant E-5, Battery A, 1st Battalion, 194th Field Artillery.

       From 1985 - 1987 he attended Southwest Technical College in Jackson, Minnesota.  He graduated with Honors in July of 1987 in the Technology Program.  From 1988 - 1991 he earned a Major in Electronics Engineering Technology with a minor in Computer Science from Southwest State University in Marshall, Minnesota.  He graduated Cum Laude on May 25, 1991.  From 1992 - 1993 he attended South Dakota State University receiving a 3.40 point average in Pre-Pharmacy.

       Steve worked in various jobs utilizing his computer skills while going to school and then worked as a Lead Slot Technician at Jackpot Junction Casino in Morton, Minnesota and later in the Chicago area.  Within the last few years Steve moved to Spencer, Iowa where he purchased a home close to his mother and also worked part-time at Menards.

  Steve had a great passion for collectibles:  books, stamps and comic books, but his greater interest was in collecting rare coins and currency.

       Left to cherish his memory are his mother, Betty (Dick) Schmidt of Spencer, Iowa; four sisters: Avis (Jim) Rinsem of Glenwood, MN, Nancy Owens of Colorado Springs, CO, Janice Williams of Montrose, CO, and Brenda (Darrell) Martin of Polk City, IA; one brother, Douglas (Dorothy) Brons of Royal, IA; step brother, Brent Schmidt and family of Spencer, IA; stepsister, Mary Kay Schmidt of Alexandria, VA; nine nieces and four great-nieces and nephews.  Preceding him in death was his father, Henry Brons and his nephew Michael Williams.

Memorial Services will be 10:30 A.M, Saturday, November 2, 2019 at the Warner Chapel in Spencer.

Military Services will be conducted by the American Legion  - Glen Pedersen Post #1 and the V.F.W. Clay County Post #3159

Following the services at the funeral home there will be a lunch served at Bethany Lutheran Church in Spencer.
Pastor Jen Henry
Honorary Bearers
Avis Rinsem
Nancy Owens
Janice Williams
Douglas Brons
Brenda Martin
Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.
CD Selections
"The Old Rugged Cross"
"Amazing Grace'

Congregational Hymn
"Borning Cry"
Played by Jerry Henry on the Violin
Burial will be prior to the service on
Saturday at Trimello Cemetery - Royal, Iowa


Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at 8:03 AM
“Doug and Dorothy & family ~ You have my sincere sympathy, and you remain in my prayers. Peace and love to you...”
- Marcia Steffen
Friday, October 25, 2019 at 6:50 PM
“Doug and Family,
So very sorry for the loss of your brother. Deepest Sympathy to you and your family. May God Bless!”
- Randy & Sande Geidl
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 7:59 AM
“Your family is in our prayers”
- Loren and Rhonda Remillard
Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at 7:08 PM
“So sorry to hear of your loss. Steve was a nice guy!”
- Rebekah Schnelle
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