Obit: Steen, Emil Charles (1950 - 2008)

Poster: Robert Lipprandt



Surnames: Backes, Busse, Engel, Filas, Glenzer, Noland, Quednow, Rauen, Skibbie, Steen


----Source: The Star News (Medford, Taylor Co., Wisconsin) Thursday, November 13, 2008, online edition


Steen, Emil Charles (January 6, 1950 - November 9, 2008)


Emil Charles Steen, 58, Town of Greenwood, died Sunday, Nov. 9 at his residence under the care of Hope Hospice and Palliative Care.


Funeral services were held Wednesday, Nov. 12 at St. Peter Evangelical Lutheran Church in the Town of Greenwood, with Rev. Carl Busse officiating. Interment was at St. Peter Evangelical Lutheran Church Cemetery in the Town of Greenwood. Pallbearers were Mike Filas, Paul Skibbie, Mark Engel, Russ Noland, John Quednow, Gary Glenzer, James Rauen and Zachary Noland.

Emil Steen was born January 6, 1950 in Medford to the late Martin and Caroline (Glenzer) Steen.


He attended Greenwood Elementary School and was a 1968 graduate of Rib Lake High School. For 25 years he owned and operated a dairy farm in the Town of Greenwood and was employed with Black River Industries for the past eight years.

He was a member of St. Peter Evangelical Lutheran Church, and past member of the Interwald Wanderers Snowmobile Club. He enjoyed fishing and hunting.

Survivors include three sisters and brothers-in-law, Judy (Frank) Skibbie of Rib Lake, Joan (Mike) Backes of Hartland and Rosella (Frank) Filas of Medford; nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be given to St. Peter Evangelical Lutheran Church.


Dallmann-Kniewel Funeral Homes of Medford and Rib Lake assisted the family with arrangements.





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