Stephen A. DeFor, LCS ’72, went to his heavenly home on January 12, 2018.
Steve had a commitment to lifelong learning, earning degrees throughout his life. He served churches in Illinois and Minnesota as a youth pastor and pastor, and was a professor of Christian education and history at Minnesota Bible College. He was passionate about reading, collecting books, and writing. Steve went on many mission trips, was a runner, and active in the Austin Area Grief Support group. He will be dearly missed by his family and friends. He is survived by his three children, eight grandchildren, and other family members.