Dobossy, Stephen Bert age 87 of Apple Valley, Minnesota joined his Lord on September 18, 2021. Stephen is survived by his wife Sandra, daughters Maureen Treich (Kevin), Donna McCafferty (Patrick), sons Stephen Dobossy (Patti) and Mark Dobossy (Jennifer), 8 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren, sister Ilean, brothers in-law and sister in-law Bruce Olson and John and Kim Miklya, many nieces and nephews, extended family and an abundance of friends. Stephen was born to Marion and Stephen Dobossy on July 5, 1934 in Newark, New Jersey. He was raised in Hillside, New Jersey and a graduate of Hillside High School (1951). Stephen graduated with honors from Lehigh University (1957) as a Mechanical Engineer. A member of the Chi Phi Fraternity where he served as Treasurer. Following graduation he worked for NJM Corporation. He became President of Packaging Institute, U.S.A. a prominent corporation for the packing and processing industry. In 1980 he developed and started Pak Rite Machinery where he thrived as a business owner and creator of Sensational 4. Stephen was a loving and dedicated husband and father, who cherished experiencing life with those he loved. Well planned trips, skiing in Colorado, fishing in Canada and gathering family at Disney World were just a few of the ways he created lasting memories and fun adventures. Stephen had the gift of making everyone feel like family, his kindness, faith and gentle spirit touched and impacted countless lives and we are forever grateful for our time together. He will be dearly missed. Stephen leaves a legacy of love, courage and hope and a reminder that life is a gift. Visitation will be held on Monday, November 1, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church where Stephen was a long time member. A Celebration of Life will begin at 11:00 a.m. (12650 Johnny Cake Ridge Road, Apple Valley, MN). In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to: Dawn Valley Chapel 952-941-7686

Published on September 26, 2021

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