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Steven Bret CanfieldPassing: January 8, 2018


Mitchell Cemetery

Graveside Service

Thursday, January 11th @ 10:00 am


Chastain Funeral Home

Wednesday, January 10th @ 4:00-7:00 pm


Mitchell Cemetery

Thursday, January 11th @ 10:00 am

MITCHELL – Steven Bret Canfield, 53, passed away Monday, January 8, 2018, at Indiana University Health Hospice House in Bloomington.

Born September 28, 1964, at Warner Robins Air Force Base in Georgia, he was the son of Michael J. and Karen Sue (Stafford) Canfield.  He married Heather Renee Bridwell October 24, 2005.

Steve had been a firefighter at Naval Surface Warfare Center—Crane, paramedic at Bedford Regional Medical Center, chief deputy of the Marion Township Fire Department, and firefighter for the City of Mitchell.  He graduated from Mitchell High School in 1982, and was an avid knife collector.

He was a U. S. Air Force veteran and a member of American Legion Post No. 250.

Heather Canfield of Mitchell
Eric Ryan Canfield of Bloomington
Zachary Scot Canfield of Bloomington
Brielle Dawn Canfield of Bedford
Mike and Sue Canfield of Mitchell
Wendi Wilson of Mitchell
Stephani Wilson
Matthew Canfield 
great nephew,
Ethan Roberts

Graveside service will be at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, January 11, at Mitchell Cemetery with military honors accorded by American Legion Post No. 250 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9107.

Friends may call from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. Wednesday at Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center.

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13 Guest Comments

  1. Guest: John Hardman | Bloomington, In.
    Date: January 15, 2018
    Mike and Sue, So sorry to see this. Didn't know Steve, but if he was your son he had to be a good man. Prayers for your whole family.
  2. Guest: Brenda Dorsett | Bloomington
    Date: January 12, 2018
    Sorry for your loss. John & Brenda Wood Dorsett
  3. Guest: Melissa Horton | Mitchell, IN
    Date: January 10, 2018
    we're sorry for your loss. Melissa and Dolly
  4. Guest: Brandi Gladson | Bedford, IN
    Date: January 10, 2018
    I am thinking about all of you during this difficult time. Love Brandi & family.
  5. Guest: Veronica Flynn | Bedford, Indiana
    Date: January 10, 2018
    Hugs to Heather, and the rest of the family!
  6. Guest: Jack and Sandee Williams | Beverly Hills, Florida
    Date: January 9, 2018
    Mike and Sue, sorry for your loss. You are in our prayers.
  7. Guest: Carmen Burton | Mitchell
    Date: January 9, 2018
    Our condolences to the families, our thoughts and prayers are with you.
  8. Guest: David & Luella Russell- Tony & Diane Nugent- Janella Grissiom | Mitchell, In
    Date: January 9, 2018
    Steve- Thanks for your service and everything you done for everyone.
  9. Guest: Diane Nugent & Janella Grissiom | Mitchell, In
    Date: January 9, 2018
    Heather,our thoughts and prayers are with you and the families.The girls at the legion helping with the holiday food boxes.
  10. Guest: Carolyn Braman Riefe | Saginaw, MI
    Date: January 9, 2018
    Mike and Sue I'm so sorry for your loss. My thoughts are with you and your family at this sad time.
  11. Guest: Dennis Adams | Odessa, TX
    Date: January 9, 2018
    You all are in my prayers. Blessed be
  12. Guest: Jamey Adams | Crane, Texas
    Date: January 9, 2018
    i'm so sorry to hear about Steve, you all are in my prayers
  13. Guest: Kenneth Eisele | columbus
    Date: January 9, 2018
    Mike I am very for your loss Pete