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Stephen "Steve" M. Bronston
June 29, 1946 ~ October 10, 2023 (age 77) 77 Years Old
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Stephen "Steve" Manford Bronston, 77, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Tuesday, October 10, 2023. He was born on June 29, 1946 to Jack and Pauline Hope (Hughes) Bronston. Steve served four years in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam era. Professionally he worked for Disney Animation, Xerox and in tooling for the first space shuttle and two of the Apollo missions. He retired from Cessna Aircraft after 25 years as a tooling engineer. His imagination, which got him into trouble plenty of times, was the root of his soul. He was the kindest and most loving man especially to his family and friends. No one was a stranger and people felt blessed to be around him. He was charismatic, funny and made the world more interesting. Steve-o-hot rod finally has his new body in heaven. Steve is preceded in death by his parents and daughter; Naomi Bronston and sister; Pamela Jay. he leaves behind his loving wife of 46 years; Mary. Daughter; Stephanie (Scott) Rozendal and their son; Bronston Rozendal. Nieces and grand nieces; Paula Hoose and her daughters; Victoria and Elizabeth Kirk. April Herring and her daughter; Ashley Herring. he also leaves behind his sister-in-laws Kathy Hedahl, Carolyn Roufs and Naomi (Gary) Edwards. Brother-in-law; Jim (Gisela) Roufs and their sons; Drew and Dawson. Nieces; Rebekah and Bethany Hedahl and nephews; Jason and Josh Hedahl. As per Steve's wishes, private family services will be held. Family wishes in lieu of flowers that memorials in Steve's name be given to the Cheney Pool Fund P.O. Box 1, Cheney, Kansas 67025. Wulf-Ast Mortuary--Garden Plain Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.