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Steven Milton Koster

November 2, 1947 July 24, 2011
Steven Milton Koster
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Obituary for Steven Milton Koster

Round Lake, MN

     Steven Milton Koster, age 63, passed away Sunday, July 24, 2011, at Sanford Worthington Medical Center surrounded by family and close friends.
     Steve was born on November 2, 1947, in Worthington, MN, to Leo and Barbara (Posorske) Koster. Steve attended Ewington Elementary and Okabena High School, graduating in 1965. During his youth, he was active in 4-H, FFA, basketball and baseball. Steve helped the Okabena Bluehawks to a successful basketball season his senior year. After high school, Steve attended Crookston Junior College and played basketball there. Steve then ventured back to his home area and farmed for 35 years. During those years, he pitched fast pitch softball for teams from the Okabena and Lakefield area. Teams that won a Northern Region Championship in 1974, and a State Class A Championship in 1977.
     Steve married the love of his life, Roxane Kopischke on April 19, 1975, in Morgan, MN. Into that marriage came 2 children, Dawn and Travis.
     Steve and Roxane lived on the family farm for all the years they were married. In Steve’s spare time, he had a passion for golf. Participating in several leagues, entering golf tournaments, sometimes couples tournaments and couples fun nights. He also enjoyed traveling to Las Vegas and visiting local casinos. In recent years, Steve kept busy driving school bus and custom feeding hogs.
     Steve is survived by his wife, Roxane; daughter, Dawn (Paul) Haberman; son, Travis Koster (Rachel Donat); three special grandsons, Ethan, Kaiden and Mason Haberman; step mother, Elvera Koster; sisters, Sandra (James) Obermoller, Susan (Jeff) Winters, Linda (Dudley) Schmidt, and many brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, cousins and close friends.
     Steve was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents.
     Funeral services will be held on Thursday, July 28, 2011, at 10:30 a.m., at the American Reformed Church in Worthington, MN, with Rev. Irwin VanLeeuwen officiating. Burial will be in the Round Lake Cemetery.
     Steve will be missed by many!

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, July 27, 2011, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., at the Benson Funeral Home in Worthington.


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