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Steven A. Von Eschen

Camarillo, CA

1943-2018

Steven A. Von Eschen, age 75, passed away on December 20, 2018 after a brief battle with cancer. He was born in Seattle, Washington on April 12, 1943 to Shirley A. and Bertha Louise Von Eschen. He graduated from High School in Riverdale, North Dakota in 1961. He received a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of North Dakota in 1966. After graduation he went to work for the Naval Ship Engineering Center, CBC, Port Hueneme. He retired from the Pacific Ranges & Facilities Department, Naval Air Warfare Center, Point Mugu, CA as a Supervisory Mechanical Engineer in January, 2004 with 43 years of civilian government service.

Steve and his wife, Cheryl, met in 1967 while working at CBC, Port Hueneme. They were married in 1968 and would have celebrated their 50th anniversary on December 28, 2018. He was a devoted and loving father to his two sons, Brian and Greg and spent many hours managing and coaching their youth football, soccer, and baseball teams. He also enjoyed UCLA basketball, the Green Bay Packers and trips to Phoenix, AZ for Dodger spring training games.

Steve is survived by his loving wife Cheryl; sons Brian Von Eschen of Oxnard and Greg Von Eschen of Camarillo; granddaughter Kaylee Von Eschen of Camarillo; sister Judy Austad (Alan) of Bismarck, ND; and his special best fur bud, Bailey (red Labrador).

A memorial service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 5 at Griffin Family Funeral Chapels, 1075 E. Daily Dr., Camarillo (805) 482-1166.

 
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