Steven T. LaRue

November 26, 1951 ‒ June 08, 2021

Mansfield, Ohio
Formerly of Galion, Ohio

Steven T. LaRue, 69, of Mansfield and former Galion native passed away Tuesday, June 8, 2021 at home. He had been in declining health.

He was born November 26, 1951 in Galion and was the son of Riley O. and Luella Mae (Sulser) LaRue.

Steven attended Northmor High School and Pioneer Joint Vocational School graduating in 1970. He proudly served his country in the United States Marines Corps. Steven lived in Pataskala and worked for many years as a mechanic for Coaxial Communications of Columbus.

He had a caring nature and had a love of music, playing the guitar, piano and keyboard.

Steven is survived by his mom, Luella LaRue of Galion; daughter, Stephanie Ann (Jason) Mathis of Florida; granddaughter, Elliana Mathis; sisters, Nancy (Ronald) Schiefer of Iberia and Marilyn Wert of Lexington; brothers, Mark (Rhonda) LaRue of Galion and Darin (Tayna) LaRue of rural Galion and numerous nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his father, Riley O. LaRue.

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 24, 2021 in Iberia Cemetery with Don Wake officiating.

Military honors will be conducted by the United States Marine Corps.

Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes in Galion is honored to serve the family of Steven LaRue, and condolences may be made to them at

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  • Sorry for the loss of your son, your brother, your father. Prayers to all family members. Rest in Peace Steve, and Thank you for serving our country