Sviatoslav Steve Seteroff

Published on Saturday, January 29, 2011 10:27 PM AKST

Dr. Sviatoslav Steve Seteroff, 73, died Jan. 8, 2011, in Wasilla en route to the hospital.

A memorial Service was Jan. 21 at the Palmer Masonic Lodge and a celebration of life is at 1 p.m., Jan. 30, at the Lamb of God Church in Wasilla.

Steve was born Oct. 6, 1937, in Shanghai, China. He served in the U.S. Navy for 30 years and retired in 1985. He also worked for the University of Phoenix, City University and was an author. He became a Mason on March 23, 1983, and was a Mason until his passing.He is survived by his wife, Joyce Seteroff, of Wasilla; son, Richard (JoAnn) Seteroff of Melbourne, Fla.; daughters, Barbara (Stephen) DeMarco of Morristownship, N.J., and Leanne (Jeffrey) DeBroeck of Wasilla; grandchildren, Jeremy Seteroff, Christopher DeBroeck, Abigail DeBroeck, Sydney DeMarco, Hailey DeMarco, Natasha Seteroff, Bridget Seteroff and Jesseka Seteroff; and great-granddaughter, Emme Seteroff.