Steven D. Lindhorst, 62, of Biloxi, Mississippi, passed away Nov. 16, 2018. A celebration of life will be held later this summer.
Steve was born to Dean and Margie (Nuss) Lindhorst, July 24, 1956 in Scottsbluff, Nebraska. After completing his education, he enlisted in the USMC. After completing his enlistment with the Marine Corps, he and his son Michael moved to Rawlins, Wyoming, were he met Laura Jones, and to this union three children were born, Valerie, Jeff and Jessica. While in Rawlins, he worked in the oil fields for Haliburton/BJ Hughes and then transferred to Dickinson, North Dakota. After work in the oil fields had slowed down, they decided to move their family to New Brighton, Minnesota.
When Hurricane Katrina hit, the kids were grown, he and Laura had divorced but remained very good friends. Steve decided he needed to do something to help so he left Minnesota and went anywhere help was needed. The stories he told of the disaster were unbelievable. While in the gulf he fell in love with it and stayed until his death.
Steve is survived by his sister Debbie (Rod) Brown of Scottsbluff, daughter Valerie (Adam) Peterson of Blaine, Minnesota, son Jeff (Martha) Lindhorst of Blaine, Minnesota, daughter Jessica (Keith) Schmidt of Sartell, Minnesota, and Mike Lindhorst of San Diego, California, grandchildren Kaleb, Kassidy, Kaeden and Karsen Peterson, Jack, Liam and Abel Lindhorst and Zoey and Logan Schmidt, nephews Jamie Brunner of Torrington, Wyoming, and Jeremy Brunner of Gering, Nebraska. Several cousins, aunts and an uncle.
He was preceded in death by his parents, maternal and paternal grandparents.