Stephen Ronald Chromulak II, 57, of Minneapolis, formerly of Duluth passed away on Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at Unity Hospital in Fridley.
He was born November 24, 1963 in Duluth, Minnesota to Stephen and Marilyn (Guitar) Chromulak. The family lived a few years in Duluth before moving to Moundsview where Stephen attended and graduated from Irondale High School in 1982.
After high school, he attended classes for asbestos abatement. He lived in Minneapolis and later Blaine. His daughter Sarah was born in 1992. Stephen worked for EnviroBate and was able to travel and work throughout the U.S. In 2001 he was in a motorcycle accident and was unable to work any longer.
Stephen loved hockey, he played youth hockey in Duluth and Moundview, and high school hockey with Irondale High School. He enjoyed playing billiards, was a huge Vikings and sports fan. He was a character, was quick witted and always fun to be around. He was known for giving noogies with his nub finger to his family.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents Leo Guitar, Clella Mahew, Stephen and Margaret Chromulak. Stephen is survived by his daughter Sarah Loveland of Sandstone, mother Marilyn Pelz of Isanti, father Stephen "Ron" (Beverly) Chromulak of Pennsylvania, sister Tanya VanReese, brother Curtis Chromulak of Finlayson, aunt Teddi (Warren) Gieseke of Cambridge, nephews Jacob VanReese of Cambridge, Jeff Van Reese of West Virginia, Nate Berndt of Minneapolis, niece JoBeth VanReese of Isanti, great nieces and nephews Haley, and Haden VanReese, Gabriella Johnson and Tye VanReese, as well as other relatives and friends.
A Private Family Gathering will take place at a later date.
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