Stephen Charles Gerstenberger passed away on May 17, 2022 at the age of 59. He was born on Sept. 23, 1962 in Cottage Grove, Ore. to Robert and Jaquia Gerstenberger and was the youngest of seven children.
At the age of nine and upon the tragic death of his parents, Steve was relocated to Bellevue, Wash., along with his sister Betsy and brother Dave where they were raised by their aunt and uncle, Maxine and Richard Carroll, along with the six Carroll children.
This was a lonely and difficult time but through . . .