Steven Wixon

April 30, 1955-June 19, 2013

FLORENCE – Services for Steven Wixon, 58, of Florence, will be at 3 p.m. Monday at Hamilton Funeral Home in Marshall. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home and on Monday one hour prior to the service. A prayer service will be at 6:30 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

He died Wednesday, June 19, 2013, at the Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, S.D.

Steven Ward Wixon was born April 30, 1955, in Marshall to Wesley and Marie (Kuchera) Wixon in Marshall. Steven was raised by his mother and step-dad, Don Fruke. He attended school and graduated from Balaton High School in 1973. He was united in marriage to Diane Petersen. To this union four boys were born. They were later divorced. Steven was a diesel mechanic for Viessmann Trucking in Marshall and many local farmers and truck drivers. He loved hunting, fishing and enjoyed listening to music.

Steven is survived by his four boys; Brian (and Carol) Wixon of Marshall, Todd (and Mindy) Wixon and Danny Wixon, both of Brookings, S.D., and Austin Wixon of Florence; six grandchildren; Kailey, Braydan, Brody, Izak, Alyssa and Karter Wixon; his father and step-mother; Wesley (and Marlene) Wixon of North Dakota; his siblings; Pam (and Steve) Fogelson of Fairmont, Janell Wixon of Colorado, Deb Fedde of Balaton and Craig Wixon of Stickney, S.D.; and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his mother and step-father, Marie and Don Fruke.

Blessed be the memory of Steven Wixon.