Steven Anthony Hesprich, 61

Steven A. Hesprich, 61, of Hartford passed away on Thursday, June 2, 2011 unexpectedly at residence.

He was born Jan. 25, 1950 in Hartford to Vincent and Harriet (nee Gornjak) Hesprich. Steven was united in marriage to Georgia Berg on June 1, 1974 at St Peterís Church in Beaver Dam.

Steven was a veteran of the Vietnam War and was stationed in Thailand as an MP in the Army. He worked at Broan Manufacturing for over 40 years. Steven was an avid sports enthusiast and he entertained many with his accomplishments on the high-dive as a young man. His sharp witted humor will be missed.

Steven is survived by his wife Georgia of Hartford; two daughters Stephanie (Ben) Funk of Hartford and Ashley Hesprich of Richmond, Va.; his cherished granddaughter Norah Funk; his brothers and sister Michael (Carol) Hesprich, Lyanne (James) Collins and John Hesprich all of Hartford; brother in-law Tim Berg of Beaver Dam and his sister in-law Donna Berg of Hartford; his mother in-law Myrtle Berg of Hartford. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

 He was preceded in death by his parents.

A Mass of Christian Burial for Steven will be held on Wednesday, June 8, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Kilian Catholic Church in Hartford. The family will greet relatives and friends on Tuesday June 7 at St. Kilian Church from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation on Wednesday from 9 a.m. until the time of Mass.

Interment will be at St. Kilian Catholic Cemetery on Wednesday June 8, 2011 following the Mass.

Shimon Funeral Home is assisting the family. 673-9500