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Steven Glenn Sherbourne

Steven Glenn Sherbourne

Steven Glenn Sherbourne passed away age 47 on the 5th

September 2009 at his home. Steven was born on the 25th April 1962 in Castro Valley, Calif. He was the firstborn son of his proud parents, Lynn and Sharon Sherbourne. Steve and his family moved to Gold Hill, Ore., in 1974. He excelled in sports and played defense back for Crater High football team. At first, Steve would often say he felt like John Boy Walton, but soon grew to love living in the countryside by the river. Steve, his brother, Bruce and sister, Cheryl, shared many happy and fun times together. This is where Steve

developed his true passion for fishing.

After university, Steve moved to Huntington Beach, Calif., where he pursued his career in Architecture. He worked for a large architectural firm and of course wind surfed in his

freetime. He returned to Oregon after five years and met his wife and soulmate, Michelle, in 1989. They married on the 19th January 1991 in Prestatyn Wales, UK and had two

beautiful children, James, age 18 and Hannah, age 16. Steve gave so much time to his family and loved and adored them all.

Steve was an amazing artist and Architect. He was excellent with airbrushing, painting, photography and was the founder of Pacific Pioneer Design Group. Steve designed many

houses and commercial buildings all over the valley. He was part owner in his last project The European Touch Day Spa.

Steve was a competitive water skier, loved to windsurf,

enjoyed camping, traveling overseas and tropical cruises, he was an avid sportsman. He loved nature, was kind to the smallest animal, grew a vegetable garden and was an

excellent healthy gourmet cook. He listened to a wide

variety of fabulous music. Watching movies were shared with his wife and children in the evenings. His favorite being Titanic, then Dances with Wolves and Gran Torino. Steve's passion was fishing on the beautiful Rogue River, often bringing home huge salmon and steelhead. His fishing

experiences were shared with family and friends from Shady Cove to Gold Beach and many in between. Steve had a

generous, kind soul with a beautiful free spirit and he did not plan to leave this world. We will miss you.

Steve is survived by his wife, Michelle Sherbourne;

two children, James and Hannah Sherbourne;

father, Lynn Sherbourne; mother, Sharon Thornton; brother, Bruce Sherbourne; and sister, Cheryl Green.

A memorial to celebrate Steve's life will be held at 2:00 p.m. the 19th September 2009 at Ascension Lutheran Church, 2617 East Barnett Rd.For your memory Steve's favorite plant was the orchid.

All Family and friends are welcome.

Steven Glenn Sherbourne