Steven R. “Butch” Kaslon

Steven R. “Butch” Kaslon

Dec 13, 1950 – Sep 17, 2017

Preceded in death by parents, Steven and Marie; brother, Donald; sister, Joann Piechota; brothers-in-law, Edward Borzych and Philip Piechota.  Survived by wife, Penny; children, Dawn Sutter (Joe), Chris Kaslon (Remy), Jill Stoffel (Bill), Brent Kaslon (Cassie) and Jake Kaslon; grandchildren: Ryan, Ali and Joey Sutter, Max, Kayln, Remy and Mitt Kaslon, Payton, Mia, Brooklyn and Becham Stoffel, Parker and Holden Kaslon; brothers, Richard (Grace), James (Cindy), and David (Dana); sisters, Rita Borzych, Phyllis Piechota, Lois Maschka (Kenny), Virginia Nollette (Larry), and Carol Lashinski; brothers-in-law, Bob Piechota and Mike Aliano; numerous nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends Thursday, September 21st from 5pm to 7pm at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, 3122 S. 74th St., followed by VIGIL SERVICE at 7pm at the church.  MEMORIAL MASS Friday, September 22nd at 10am at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church.  Interment, Resurrection Cemetery with military honors by Benson VFW Post 2503.

Memorials are suggested to the Polish Heritage Center, 226 W Carleton St, Ashton, NE 68817.

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Butch was born in Loup City, Nebraska on December 13, 1950. He lived on the family farm outside of Ashton, Nebraska until he graduated from Loup City High School in 1969. He moved to Denver, Colorado to attend business school and met Penny shortly after. They were married in June of 1970 and moved to Omaha where they raised their five children. In 1971, Butch was drafted into the U.S. Army for the Vietnam War and served out his time in the Army in Germany from 1971 to 1973. After a short stint at Western Electric, he began working at Deluxe Check Printing Corporation in 1975.  After a long and distinguished career at Deluxe, he retired in 2012 after 36 years. During his time at Deluxe he moved to Des Moines, Iowa in 1993 and then, in 1996, Deluxe transferred him to Colorado Springs, Colorado. He was temporarily transferred to Kansas City, Missouri in 2009 until his retirement in 2012.

During the last five years he enjoyed retirement in Colorado Springs with Penny, taking numerous trips to Arizona, Central America, and Omaha to visit family and friends.  In his free time, he enjoyed golfing, fishing, cooking food, hanging out with family and friends, and taking care of his lawn.

 

 

13 Comments

  • Georgia Goltl Posted September 18, 2017 5:17 pm

    Penny and family, we are so saddened to hear about Butch. You are continually in our prayers. If there is anything we can do for you please let us know. Love, Georgia

  • Christopher Kaslon Posted September 20, 2017 7:49 am

    Sorry for your loss. My prayers be with all in this time.

  • Dallas Malm Posted September 20, 2017 2:23 pm

    Penny, Jan and I are saddened beyond belief to learn of Steve’s passing. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

  • Linda Crear Posted September 20, 2017 3:00 pm

    I’m very sorry to hear of Steve passing, my deepest sympathy to Penny, kids and family. He was a great guy. Hugs and love, Linda

  • Danny Webster Posted September 20, 2017 7:09 pm

    Steve was a wonderful person He will be missed. Thoughts and prayers to you and your family

  • Jon & Lynda Michael Posted September 21, 2017 10:53 am

    We were shocked and saddened to hear of Steve’s sudden illness and passing. Penny, our thoughts and prayers are with you during your time of sorrow. May God strengthen you with the Peace that passeth all understanding.

  • Paul and Deb Eurek Posted September 21, 2017 2:16 pm

    Our thoughts and prayers go out to all of Butch’s family and relatives. We always enjoyed his laugh and easy-going personality. We will miss him. Paul and Deb

  • Dave and Vickie Peters Posted September 21, 2017 2:59 pm

    Penny and Family we where so sadden to hear about the lost of Steve he was a wonderful guy. . Alll the great times we had together when we worked at Deluxe he will truly be missed. Our deepest sympathy to you and the family our prayers are with you at this time of sorrow. We love you all. Vickie and Dave

  • Terry and Cindy Ridley Posted September 21, 2017 7:06 pm

    Penny and kids. There was not a better man than Steve. We were heart broken to hear the sad news. You are in our prayers and we send our love to your family.

  • Ardith Hird Davenport Posted September 22, 2017 12:52 am

    Penny and family, my husband Dennis and I send our deepest sympathy to your family. We are so sad to hear of the passing of a high school classmate. We pray for the peace that only God can give at this time.

  • Todd and Xiomara Erlenbusch Posted September 22, 2017 11:47 am

    Penny we are so sorry for your loss

  • John & Gail Rosso Posted September 23, 2017 12:11 pm

    Penny and family, we were very sorry to hear about Steve’s passing. John and I fondly remember the good times we all had while employed at Deluxe. Steve was a great guy who truly enjoyed life. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.

  • Ron Cox Posted September 25, 2017 10:32 am

    So very much saddened to hear of the passing of Butch. Another friend who left us way to young. Wishing your family all the peace that is possible. So many great memories of his constant smile and upbeat manner that warmed the environment that we might be in at the moment. You will be missed, Butch.

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