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Steven Hove

Steven Ray Van Hove, age 61, of Willmar, died unexpectedly on Monday, June 26, at his residence.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, July 10, at Peterson Brothers Funeral Home in Willmar. Interment will be at Cloverleaf Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be two hours prior to the service on Monday at the funeral home. www.petersonbrothers.com

Steven Ray Van Hove was born on June 30, 1955, in Willmar, Minnesota, the son of Ervin and Shirley (Mattson) Van Hove. He grew up on the family farm near Clara City and later moved to Hutchinson where he attended high school and enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps. He was married to Earline Wills and they made their home in Willmar. Steve was employed as a truck driver for Ammermann Trucking. He later moved out to Washington and was employed with Lawry Trucking. In 1998, Steve returned to Willmar. Steve's hobbies included visiting with family and friends, fishing, men's bible study and singing and playing music, especially old time hymns and country.

He is survived by his daughter, Lisa (and Chad) Kompelien of Willmar; two grandchildren, Michael and Brianna; four siblings, Brad (and Sylvia) Van Hove of Lanett. AL., Larry (and Sandi) Van Hove of Raymond, Connie Gough of Milton, WA., and David (and Shari) Van Hove of Renville; several nieces and nephews and a brother-in-law, Tad Gough of Des Moines, WA., besides other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his son, Gary in 2000; and two sisters, Lois and Becky.

Cemetery Details

Cloverleaf Memorial Park Cemetery
3003 8th Avenue NE
Willmar, MN, 56201


JUL 10. 12:00 AM - 02:00 PM

Peterson Brothers Funeral Home

700 Becker Avenue Southwest

Willmar, MN, US, 56201

Celebration of Life

JUL 10. 02:00 PM

Peterson Brothers Funeral Home

700 Becker Avenue Southwest

Willmar, MN, US, 56201

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Our thoughts and prayers to the family of U.S. Marine Corps veteran Steven Van Hove. We thank Steven for his honorable and faithful service.From The American Legion Post 167 of Willmar.

Larry Haglund - June 29, 2017 at 06:42 AM Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM