Stephen Keith Tobias

Stephen Keith Tobias

September 12, 1949 – June 30, 2020

 Stephen Keith Tobias, 70, of Evergreen, Colorado, passed away in Weatherford, Texas on June 30, 2020 after a four-year battle with brain cancer.  He was born on September 12, 1949 to Keith and Adeline (Loeck) Tobias.

He was a 1967 graduate of Westside High School in Omaha where he was a National Merit Finalist and winner of numerous scholarships.  In 1971 he obtained his Bachelor of Science Business degree at University of Colorado.

Stephen was married to Jeanine van Etten in 1971 and lived in the mountains near Boulder and operated S.K. Tobias Construction Co.  Years later he moved to Evergreen, Colorado and operated Construction Analytics together with Gary van Etten until his retirement in 2019.

Stephen loved skiing, fishing, hunting, deep-sea diving and sailing on extended boat trips with friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, Keith and his stepbrother, Jerry Clark.  He is survived by his mother, Adeline Clark of Falls City, NE; brother, Douglas (Iris) Tobias of Erie, CO; sister, Cheryl Rehfeld of Baton Rough, LA; sisters-in-law, Barbara Clark and Brenda (Allen) Meyer of Falls City, NE; nephews, Ethan Tobias of Erie, CO and Dan (Lee) Clark of Falls City, NE; cousins, Dan Loeck of Lincoln, NE, Ben (Jane) Loeck of Omaha, NE and Rick (Beverly) Tobias of San Antonio, TX; niece, Patricia Wheeler of Oakton, VA; former wife, Jeanine van Etten of Boulder, CO; special friends, Ed and Roberta Sutton of Weatherford, TX; plus many other friends.

A Remembrance of Stephen’s Life will be held Wednesday, July 15th from 6pm to 8pm, at the West Center Chapel.  INTERMENT: Thursday, July 16th, 10:30am, Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery.  Another Celebration of Stephen’s Life will be held in Evergreen, CO on July 18th.  Memorials can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Lutheran World Relief, or charity of choice.


1 Condolence

  • Suanne Townsend Posted July 8, 2020 8:05 pm

    Steve was friend in Sunshine Canyon. We had many great times together. Of course we are sorry to lose him . His life overlapped outs as we all graduated from Westside.
    He will be missed.
    Blessings, Gary& Suanne Townsend
    We have fond memories of Steve.
    Blessings, Suanne & Gary Townsend

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