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July 15, 1950 – Thursday, May 16, 2013

Service Information
Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted, MN
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
10:30 A.M.

Visitation Information
Monday, May 20, 2013
4-8 P.M.

Stifter, Stephen L. age 62, of Winsted, MN passed away at his home on May 16, 2013. Memorial Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 AM, Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Winsted, MN. Visitation from 4-8 PM Monday with a prayer service at 7 PM, all at the church. Stephen was born on July 15, 1950 in Farmington, MN to Casimir & Mary (Keefe) Stifter. He graduated from Holy Trinity Catholic School in Winsted, MN. Stephen was united in marriage to Ellen Aune at Our Lady of the Lake Church in Mound, MN on July 18, 1970. Following their marriage they lived in Winsted. He worked in carpentry as a contracting superintendent for Lester Buildings & Greiner Construction. Stephen enjoyed fishing, hunting & camping. He loved playing dice & spending time with his grandchildren & his family. He built the home that he & Ellen shared & enjoyed working in their yard. Survivors include his wife, Ellen of Winsted, MN; sons, Travis (Dana) Stifter of Brooklyn Park, MN, Aaron (Tina) Stifter of Winsted, MN; daughter, Meganne (Shaun) Knoll of Lester Praire, MN; five grandchildren, Xander, Dylan, Allison, Miranda & Casey; brothers & sisters, Jim (Cathy) Stifter of Winsted, MN, Cathy (Doug) Telecky of Winsted, MN, Patti (Kevin) Vergin of Montrose, MN, Mary Jane (fiancé, Gary Nelson) Reilein of Hutchinson, MN, Ann Marie (special friend, Jeff Kohler) Anderson of Watertown, MN, Paul (Mary) Stifter of Silver Lake, MN & Matt (fiancée, Sandy Fiecke) Stifter of Howard Lake, MN. Preceded in death by his parents, Casey & Mary Stifter. Chilson Funeral Home Winsted, MN 320-485-4447

6 Guestbook Entries

  1. Kim Weinzierl

    Dear Ellen and family; I am saddened to hear of Steve’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. Take care of each other and hold tight to the fond memories!!! Kim Weinzierl

  2. Audrey Lange

    Ellen and family, I am so very sorry for your loss!! May Jesus put his loving arms around you and help you through this very sad time.
    God Bless you all and may Steve rest in peace. Love you Ellen,
    Audrey Lange

  3. Buzz Snyder

    I am so sorry for your loss. May God be with you and your family through this time of grief, and please know that so many others share your sorrow. Steve must have been a fantastic person; he found you as his life partner.

  4. Gene Stifter

    I was very sad to hear of Steve’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with the entire family during this very difficult time. God Bless.


  5. Sharon & Rich Stalcup

    Ellen: Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time. It’s good to see you have a large family to help you. We will have you in our prayers.

    Sharon & Rich Stalcup
    Retired PM Circle Pines,
    Weslaco TX now

  6. Ray and Paulette Slanga

    Ellen and Family,
    We were so surprised and saddened to learn of Steve’s passing. Ray worked with Steve many years ago at Lester’s. Just wanted to let you know we’re thinking of you.


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