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Justin Lee Steffen

Justin Steffen, 22, died Sept. 28, 2007, at his home in Greeley. He was born March 24, 1985, in Glenwood Springs, to Richard Allen and Robin Ranae (Evans) Steffen.Justin graduated from Rifle High School in 2003. He graduated from the University of Northern Colorado in May. He earned his bachelor of arts degree, majoring in psychology and journalism. After interning at the Weld County Boys and Girls Club, he became officially employed as an activity and special programs coordinator. Justin was truly passionate about making a difference in the kids’ lives. He was an extreme sports enthusiast and loved snowboarding, long boarding, skateboarding, the Denver Nuggets and hanging out with his friends. Justin is survived by his parents; sister Maddi Steffen; grandmother Myrtle Evans; grandparents John “Pat” and Johnni Steffen; grandparents Don and Jean Needs; uncles Rod (Flo) McLean, Gary Evans and Darwin (Lori) Needs; aunt Raini Steffen; and cousins Bryttnie and Syddnie Evans, and Bryan, Breane and Baylee Needs.He was preceded in death by grandfather James Evans.A visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5, at the Rifle Funeral Home, 1400 Access Road. A celebration of life will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, at the Rifle High School auditorium. Dene Johnson will officiate. Interment will take place at Rose Hill Cemetery immediately following the services. There will be a reception at the Steffen house afterwards; all are invited. The family suggests memorials be made to the Boys and Girls Club of Weld County: Justin Lee Steffen Foundation.

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