Steven K. Newstrom, 67, Troy, died Wednesday, January 1, 2020, at Kalispell Regional Medical Center of natural causes.

He was born on February 23, 1952, in Eureka, California, to Sherman and Jeannie Newstrom.

He married Linda Rodriguez in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. They later divorced and remained good friends.

Steven owned S&N Repair and Maintenance in Troy and was the head carpenter for Environmental Restoration, Libby, on the EPA Superfood Cleanup Project. He was a member of the Millwright Union, Carpenter's Union, and the Peperoncini Awareness Committee.

He built the Ralph Stever Memorial Pergola.

Steve excelled in cooking, mechanics and woodworking. He was a Pinewood Derby State Champion.

Steven raised two respectful and loving sons, who were his greatest joy in life.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Sherman and Jeannie Newstrom.

Survivors include his sons James Newstrom, Missoula, and Keith Newstrom, San Diego, California, grandson Lukas Fawkes Newstrom, siblings Sherman Newstrom Jr. and Sharon Newstrom, two nephews and one niece.

Arrangements are by Schnackenberg Funeral Homes in Libby. Online condolences and memories may be shared at

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