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Steven L. Lautanen

February 2, 1965 — June 21, 2022

New Lyme, OH

Steven L. Lautanen, age 57, of New Lyme, Ohio, died Tuesday, June 21, 2022, at UH Geauga Medical Center.
He was born February 2, 1965, in Ashtabula, OH, a son of Donald G. and Patsy L. (Offutt) Lautanen.  Steve was a 1983 graduate of Pymatuning Valley High School.
He owned and operated "Steve Lautanen Trucking" for many years and operated a farm.  Steve mostly loved to spend time with his daughter and helping her with her 4-H projects.
Steve is survived by his wife, Brenda L. (Anderson) Lautanen, whom he married May 24, 1986, of New Lyme; his daughter, Shelby A. Lautanen of New Lyme; his 5 brothers, Donald L. Lautanen of Jefferson, J. Robert Lautanen of Jefferson, Richard (Criss) Lautanen of Williamsfield, Jeffrey L. (Dianna) Lautanen of Jefferson, and Russell P. Lautanen of Jefferson; his 3 sisters, Cheryl A. (William) Lucik of Andover, Tammy J. (Alan Kirkpatrick) Switzer of New Lyme, and Becky J. (Daniel) Hazen of Jefferson; his brother-in-law, Randall Holmes of Tucson, AZ; and many beloved nieces and nephews.  He is preceded in death by his parents; and his sister, Vicki L. Holmes.
A celebration of life will be on Saturday, July 2, 2022 from 3:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. at the Ashtabula County Fairgrounds in the Expo building.  In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to the Lautanen Family 4-H Scholarship, C/O Ashtabula County 4-H Scholarship Fund/Rita Woodard, 4045 Russell Rd., Dorset, OH 44032.  Baumgardner Funeral & Cremation Service, Andover, OH, handled arrangements.  Those wishing to share a fond memory or condolence may visit

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Saturday, July 2, 2022

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Ashtabula County Fairgrounds Expo Building

127 North Elm Street, Jefferson, OH 44047

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