Mass of Christian Burial for Ronald “Ron” Stevens, 59, of Marshall, will take place at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, June 6, 2022, at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Marshall. Visitation will be Sunday, June 5, 2022, from 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. with a prayer service at 7:00 p.m. at the Horvath Remembrance Center in Marshall. Visitation will continue on Monday, June 6, from 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. at the remembrance center. Interment will take place at the Hazel Run Lutheran Cemetery in Hazel Run, MN. The Horvath Funeral Service of Marshall is handling the arrangements.
Ronald Edward Stevens was born on October 31, 1962, in Minneapolis, MN. He was adopted by Roger and Mary Lou (Johnson) Stevens of Hazel Run. Ron grew up on the family farm in Hazel Run and graduated from Clarkfield High School. He attended the Willmar Vocational Technical School where he wrestled and Southwest Minnesota State University. He met his future wife, Barb Poss, at college. The couple was united in marriage on May 17, 1997, at St. Mary’s Chapel, Holy Redeemer School. To this union were born children Clay and Meg. Ron worked at a variety of jobs before beginning his career with financial planning and insurance sales at Northwestern Mutual. He later began his own firm which became Blue Sky Financial, LLC. Ron believed in living life to the fullest. He consistently put the needs of others over his own. He enjoyed vintage tractors, snowmobiles and motorcycles. Ron was very connected to his heritage at Hazel Run. He was most passionate about his family. Ron was an active father. He visited his kids frequently and passed on his philosophy of living life fully. The family enjoyed many vacations, sporting events, boating and other activities.
On Friday, May 27, 2022, he suffered a stroke and went to Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD. He died on Saturday, May 28, 2022, at the hospital.
Ron is survived by his wife, Barb, of Marshall, son Clay of Bloomington, and daughter Meg, attending college at Mankato. He was preceded in death by his parents and sister Lisa Stevens-Fisher. Memorials preferred to charity of donor’s choice.