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Steven Krancich

August 19, 1951 — January 21, 2023

Ocean Springs


Steven Earl Krancich age 71, a native of Lansing, MI, and longtime resident of Ocean Springs, MS., passed away at his home on January 21, 2023.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Anthony and Earlene Krancich, and his brother, Jon M. Krancich.

Steven is survived by his loving wife of 12 years, Barbara Krancich; his son Joseph Krancich (Monica); step-son, Shane Robinson (Jan); and step-daughter, Lisa Culpepper (Kevin); his two sisters, Toni Zubrick (Rick) and Mary Lopez (Sam); grandchildren, Maverick Merrell, Hogan Merrell, Mia Merrell, Brandon (Chance) Robinson, Benjamin (Madison) Vincent, Ashley (Drew) Parker, Alyssa Robinson, and Melissa Culpepper; great grandchildren, Josephine Vincent, Andrew Parker, IV., Archer Parker, Leia Robinson and special friends, Dana (Vicky) Ross, and Pete (Peggy) Boone and a host of other relatives and friends.

After graduating high school, he later joined the U. S. Army and served in the Vietnam War where he received a Purple Heart Metal for his bravery.

Steve was an avid golfer, and loved playing the game.  He also loved watching his Michigan State Spartans no matter what sports they were playing.

He was a loving husband, wonderful father, beloved brother to his two sisters, and generous to all of his family and friends.  He loved to laugh and make jokes with not only family, but anyone he met. Per his wishes, no services are planned at this time.  In lieu of flowers, the family ask friends to donate to the Veterans Memorial or American Association for Cancer Research.

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