Aug. 30, 1953 - Oct. 24, 2007
ELY, Minn. - Stephen J. Renwand, 54, of Ely and formerly of Monroeville, Ohio died Wednesday at his home. He was born on Aug. 30, 1953 to Raymond J. and Alice F. Renwand in Sandusky, Ohio. He attended Monroeville High School. Steve worked at Ely Flower and Seed and handcrafted beautiful "tree bone" furniture. He was an avid gardener and a lover of life. Steve was finally able to go home to be with his four-legged pals.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Steve is survived by his special partner and best friend, Deb Borgia of Ely; three sisters, Sharon (Howard) Smith of Monroeville, Ohio, Linda (Paul) Kuns of Bellevue, Ohio and Bonnie (Ronald) VanZandt of Sandusky, Ohio; several nieces and nephews.
A gathering family and friends to celebrate Steve's life will be held on Wednesday, November 3, 2007 in Ely. Memorials are preferred to the International Wolf Center, 1396 Hwy 169, Ely, MN 55731.