Michael James (Mike) Steeber, age 70 of Buffalo, MN (formerly of Greenfield) passed away April 21, 2014 after a long, hard battle with cancer.
He was born September 20, 1943 in Minneapolis, Minnesota to James and Mary Ellen (Malark) Steeber. He served in the U.S. Navy from May 1961 to September 1964, earning a rank of SN. He then transferred to the U.S. Navy Reserves until May 1967.
Mike retired at the end of December 2005 after 36 years of employment with Parker Hannifin Quick Coupling Division in Golden Valley. He began his career with Parker as a foreman and held various positions including quality control supervisor, general foreman, senior tool engineer and facility engineer.
He enjoyed spending time at our lake home with family and friends, deer hunting with his buddies, fishing, watching the eagles fly, playing Yatzee, and watching western movies.
Mike is survived by loving wife Judy of 44 years; children, Jason, Mindy (Ron) Miller; sister, Barb (Don) Glad; stepsiblings, Karen Hanson, Bruce (Jan) Hanson and Dale Hanson as well as many nieces and nephews.
Mike was preceded in death by his parents, James and Mary Ellen, stepmother Laura Steeber, and stepbrother Larry Hanson.
A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial was held on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 11am at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Loretto with a gathering of family and friends 1 hour prior to Mass at the church. Inurnment was in the church cemetery.