Steven Fleming

AURORA, Wis. – Steven C. Fleming, 58, of Aurora, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013, at his home.

He was born Feb. 10, 1955, in Coldwater, Mich., son of Clifford and Thelma (Osborn) Fleming.

Steve graduated from Coldwater High School in 1973. While in high school, Steve was a talented student at the vocational center. He later took a position at Ferris Industries in Coldwater building campers and trailers.

Steve married Teresa Corless on May 29, 1976, in Quincy, Mich. He worked as a carpenter for 14 years and later took a position at the local lumberyard in Coldwater. Steve and Teresa moved to Aurora in 1990.

While living in the area, he worked at the Delta-Do-It Center in Kingsford until it closed, and then at Hometowne Lumber from 2002-2012. He most recently worked at the Kingsford True Value Hardware Store.

Steve enjoyed the outdoors. He liked camping, singing, and especially spending time with his family and his grandchildren.

Steve is survived by his loving wife of 37 years, Teresa; his father, Clifford Fleming of Coldwater; stepmother, Marion Fleming of Coldwater; three sons, Nathan (Kristy Nelson) Fleming of Aurora, Aaron (Kelsey) Fleming of Spread Eagle, Wis., and Matthew (Danielle) Fleming of Iron Mountain; four brothers, Bill Fleming of Coldwater, Jack (Debbie) Fleming of Jackson, Mich., Marty (Kathie) Fleming of Sagola, and Greg (Lisa) Fleming of Tekonsha, Mich.; one sister, Melinda (Micah) Fleming of Portland, Ore.; one brother-in-law, Scott (Martina) Corless of Germany and their children, Kelly Sue and Justin; seven grandchildren, Addison, Olivia, Jolie, Meira, Chloe, Taylor, and Alizabeth; one expected grandson arriving in November; four special nephews, Andrew (Christy), David (Sara), Sgt. Benjamin (Katie), and Lucas (Amber), and many other nieces and nephews.

Steven was preceded in death by his mother, Thelma; and one nephew, Thomas Scott Fleming.

Visitation will be Saturday, Sept. 7, from noon to 2 p.m. at the Jacobs Funeral Home in Iron Mountain.

A celebration of life service will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at the funeral home. Pastor Steve Petry will officiate.

Burial will be in Aurora Township Cemetery.

Memorials can be made to the Aurora Rescue Squad, or Unity Hospice, 2366 Oak Ridge Cir, De Pere, WI 54115.

You may light a candle in remembrance of Steve or leave a condolence for his family online at

The family has chosen the Jacobs Funeral Home of Iron Mountain to honor Steve’s legacy of life.