Steven W. Preiss

Preiss, Steven W. age 66 of Fort Collins, CO. Passed away unexpectedly of a Traumatic brain injury after a fall in his home 12-15-2019. He was preceded in death by his father, Wendell Preiss. He is survived by his beloved mother, Murine (Lenzen) Preiss and siblings, Pam (Doug) Groskreutz, Mark (Kathryn) Preiss, Christine Swanson ; 6 nieces and nephews; many loving and caring cousins. Steve grew up in Excelsior, MN and has lived in Fort Collins for 30 plus years. Steve worked in the meat industry for 30 years and retired May 2019. Steve was an avid reader, enjoyed doing home improvements. He loved being near the Rocky Mountains and loved exploring all that nature had to offer hiking, camping, kayaking, biking, snow shoeing and skiing. He was always grateful and proud of his family, we will forever hold close to our hearts his love for us, practical wisdom, enduring support. At his core he was a generous and humble man. True love and grace to a beautiful soul. Steve's interment will be at the Preiss Cemetery in rural Carver County at a later date.