(877) 410-2424

24/7 Se habla español

In loving memory of
Steven Carl Dethloff
  • July 24, 1954
  • -
  • October 13, 2016

  • Obituary
  • Sign Tribute Wall
  • Send an E-Card
  • Light a Candle
  • Send Flowers
  • Photos


Steven Carl Dethloff, 62, of Ponce Inlet, Florida passed away on October 13, 2016 at his home. He was born July 24, 1954 in Fayetteville, New York to the late William Carl Dethloff and Doris (Shoemaker) Dethloff. Steven was a manager for Dunk & Bright Furniture Leasing, retiring after 30 years. He was a member of St Paul’s United Methodist Church, Syracuse New York where he was director of the contemporary christian band “Circle of Friends”.  He loved to write and produce music and also played and recorded with several bands including Tradewind and Resonance 7 Jazz.  He was most happy when playing guitar and singing with family and friends.

He is survived by his loving wife, Ellen Gundersen Dethloff. Additional survivors include his son, Jeremy Dethloff of Syracuse, New York; his daughter, Emily Dethloff of Ponce Inlet, Florida; his stepson, Matthew Tirrigan of Charlottesville, Virginia; his brother, Scott Dethloff of Las Vegas, Nevada; his stepbrothers, Kevin Collins of Atlanta, Georgia and Richard Collins of Syracuse, New York; his niece Jennifer Bersani of Syracuse New York and step mother Margaret Dethloff of Lexington, Kentucky.

He is survived by his beautiful grandchildren, Ashton Dethloff, Sophia Glen-Dethloff, and Finn Tirrigan. He was preceded in death by his step sister, Susan Smith.

Steve and Ellen would like to lovingly thank our extended family and friends for their overwhelming support.

Local services will be held at The Church of the Nazarene, Taylor Road, Port Orange, Florida, 32127 on October 22, 2016 at 11:00AM. A luncheon will follow service at the church.

A Service of Remembrance and Celebration of Steve’s life is planned in Syracuse , New York in July, 2017 at St Paul’s UMC, 2200 Valley Drive Syracuse , NY 13207. Memorial donations may be made to St Paul’s UMC or The Church of the Nazarene.

” I am the Light and I am the Way and I will always be your Solid Ground”

Send flowers to the family to show you care. Order Now

Tribute Wall

Leave a reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

  1. Diane Grant says:
    20 Oct 2016
    Dear Ellen my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. So sorry for your loss.

  2. Fred Collins says:
    18 Oct 2016
    My thoughts and prayers go out to you Ellen and family Steve was such great guy. I wish I had gotten to know you I'm so saddened by the loss of Steve wish I had spent more time with him in later years God bless you and your family my prayers go out

  3. Wendy Kerlin says:
    18 Oct 2016
    Keeping you in our prayers Ellen.

  4. Angela says:
    18 Oct 2016
    Ellen and Family,
    I am so lucky I got the privilege to work with Steve. He was such a shining light and plethora of interesting thoughts and information. All our best thoughts with you at this time.

  5. Cindy Brown Shephard says:
    18 Oct 2016
    From the FM class of 1972, we would like to extend our condolences and prayers to the family of our classmate, Steve. May God give you the peace that passes all understanding. And from those of us who know the Lord, we'll see Steve again in glory!

  6. Kim Kent says:
    18 Oct 2016
    Ellen, I will remember you and your family in my prayers. I'm so sorry for your loss. Kim Kent

  7. Carolyn Geis says:
    18 Oct 2016
    Dearest Ellen,
    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
    Love from,
    Carolyn Geis

  8. Kim Eggleton says:
    17 Oct 2016
    Ellen and Emily.
    I am so sorry for your loss. Steve was such an inspiration to so many with his musical talents. He had the best smile. I was so lucky to have met him and will cherish all my circle of friends cd's. Memories are forever planted in our hearts and minds. With deepest sympathy.

    Love Kim Eggleton

  9. Sharon Bottle Souva says:
    17 Oct 2016
    A warm embrace to all of Steve's family and loved ones. Steve will remain in my heart as I continue to send loving thoughts and prayers to Ellen.
    Much love, Sharon

  10. Marti Spaker says:
    17 Oct 2016
    I so enjoyed our friendship. Visiting you and Ellen's gorgeous Florida home was a highlight of Bill and my Florida trip.
    Will remember you always. Until we meet again. Peace and love.

Send an E-Card

Please select an e-card

Required fields are marked *

Note: The code below resets with every submit of the form