Obituary of Donald James Steslow
Mr. Donald J. Steslow of 3058 Tuckahoe Lane, Deland, Florida died January 17, 2020 in Orange City, Florida. He was born in Frackville, Pennsylvania and has been preceded in death by his parents and brothers Leo, Larry, Michael and sisters Lorraine and Florence and Donna.
Donald was a military veteran who served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean War. After graduating from Penn State University with a degree in botany, he worked as a seed specialist in the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture advising seed producers across the state of Pennsylvania. After retiring in 1989, he did some private lab work on a part-time basis before he and his wife moved to Lenoir, N.C. in 1999.
Donald is now affiliated with St. Peter’s Catholic Church, DeLand, Florida. He is survived by his wife, Marianne Steslow, sister-in-law, Millie Steslow of Lake Worth, FL, and numerous nieces and nephews. He also leaves behind six step-children, Michael Schulte, David Schulte, Christopher Schulte, James Schulte, Mark Schulte and Lisa Marie Anamateros.
Donations to St. Peter’s Food Pantry are requested by the family in lieu of flowers.
Services for Donald James Steslow will be held at St. Peter Catholic Church on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 10am with Father Gilbert Medina officiating. Burial with military honors will take place on Thursday, January 23, 2020 at 12:30pm at Jacksonville National Cemetery.
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