Steven Marlin, 1957-2016

Published 10:53 am Thursday, December 15, 2016

Steven Lee Marlin of Albert Lea died Saturday Dec. 10, 2016, at his home in Mankato. He was 59.

He was born Aug. 9, 1957, in Naeve Hospital of Albert Lea to Elsie and Richard Marlin, where he was raised. He attended Albert Lea High School until he graduated and began work as a forklift driver for Wilson & Co.

Steven Marlin

Steven Marlin

He was united in marriage to JoAnn Lindquist on July 25, 1981. Following the tragic burning of the plant, he worked for Freeborn Foods and then Cargill.

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A humble soul, Steve’s hobbies included fishing, boating and riding motorcycles. He also had a love for music, basketball and spending time caring for his family and dogs.

Steve is survived by his children Amy (Dale) Sanchez and Joseph Marlin; his parents Elsie and Richard Marlin; sisters Dawn (Jeff) Brecke, Cheryl Johnson and Lori Aziz; brother, Dave (friend, Brenda); as well as his grandchildren Olivia Sanchez, Isabelle Sanchez, Ella Sanchez and Brena Cramer; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife, JoAnn Marlin; and his grandparents.

Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church with visitation one hour prior.