July 10, 1953 ~ September 7, 2021
A CELEBRATION OF LIFE SERVICE WILL BE HOSTED
BY FRIENDS AND FAMILY
AT A LATER DATE
2 Sisters – Pamela Darrow of Harlan, IA
Janice Crary of White Bear Lake, MN
2 Brothers – Albert Bates of Council Bluffs, IA
Jay Fjuland of Clear Lake, IA
Other Relatives & Friends
Steven Jon Erlacher, the son of Jon and Martha Erlacher, was born on July 10, 1953, in Independence, Iowa. He attended Cedar Rapids, Iowa, public schools. In recent years, Steven lived in Council Bluffs, Iowa, where he had been employed by Sherbondy’s Garden Center; he was actively involved in the growing and tending of the flower beds. Steven enjoyed working there, and his job gave him structure and stability.
On February 14, 1995, Steven married Marcia Joy Linfor. She preceded him in death, on January 4, 1999, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Steven liked to spend time in nature, often fishing at area farm ponds. He also took pride in decorating his home with vintage and antique furniture.
Steven J. Erlacher died on Tuesday, September 7, 2021, at his sister’s home in Harlan, Iowa. He had reached the age of 68 years, 1 month, and 28 days.
Steven was preceded in death by his parents, and one sister, Theresa Capouch. He is survived by two sisters, Pamela Darrow of Harlan, Iowa, and Janice Crary of White Bear Lake, Minnesota; two brothers, Albert Bates of Council Bluffs, Iowa, and Jay Fjuland of Clear Lake, Iowa; and other relatives and friends.
Family and friends will hold a Celebration of Life service at a later date. The Burmeister-Johannsen Funeral Home, Inc., in Harlan, Iowa, was in charge of the arrangements. Condolences may be left online at www.burmeisterjohannsen.com.