Stephen ‘Steve’ K. Newman: Sept. 27, 1955 – April 24, 2020

Stephen “Steve” K. Newman, son of Jack and Lee Newman, was born at the Naval Air Station in Yokosuka Japan on Sept 27, 1955, and passed away peacefully, at home surrounded by family, on April 24, 2020 in Oak Harbor Wash.

Steve grew up in a military family, living in Japan, San Diego and Alameda, before arriving in Oak Harbor in 1966. He attended Broadview Elementary, Oak Harbor Junior High and graduated from Oak Harbor High School in 1973.

Steve joined the U.S. Navy in 1974 and was on active duty for four years.When he left the service, he had earned the rank of personnelman 3rd class, serving aboard the USS Schnectady.

Steve is survived by two daughters, Rebekah and Rachel; grandchildren, Joseph, Karina and Amaya; former wife, Karen; mother, Lee Newman; brothers, Mick Newman and Pat Newman; sisters, Gwen (Bill) Mead, Kathy Newman, Monica Lewis, and youngest sister, Mary Burdick. He also has numerous aunts, cousins, nieces and nephews.

Steve was preceded in death by his father, Jack Newman Jr., grandparents, brothers, aunt, uncles and a grandson.

Interment with military honors will be held at a later date.

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