Steven passed away unexpectedly on Friday April 4, 2014, after succumbing to depression. He was born on Feb. 8, 1977 to Kathleen Witt and Mark Larson. Steve grew up in Verona and spent many summers in Texas with his father. His interests included music, cars and fishing with his grandparents. Steve was employed by Zimbrick European as a mechanic. In the past, Steve had opened his home to a German foreign exchange student. He is a beloved son, grandson and brother. He is the father of two young children.

Steve is survived by his children, Melia and Zachery; mother Kathleen Witt (John Newel); father Mark (Olga) Larson; grandparents Clarence and Virginia Witt; grandmother Delores Larson; sister Christina (Eric) Schwartzlow; niece Jayla and nephew Aiden; the mother of his children Valerie Larson, along with aunts, uncles, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his grandfather William Larson.

A funeral service will be held at SALEM UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST, 501 Mark Dr, Verona, On Thursday, April 10, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. A visitation will be held at RYAN FUNERAL HOME, 220 Enterprise Dr, Verona, on Wednesday, April 9, 2014, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 pm.