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October 1, 1950 – Sunday, October 23, 2011

Service Information
Graveside Service, Winsted Public Cemetery
Saturday, October 29, 2011
4:00 PM

Visitation Information
Chilson Funeral Home, Winsted, MN
Friday, October 28, 2011
4-8 PM

Steve Earl Stieve “Tiny”, age 61, of Franklin passed away on Monday, October 24, 2011 at his residence.

He was born on October 1, 1950 in Watertown, MN the son of Earl A. and Doris A. (Kuztke)Stieve.

Steven was baptized on October 29, 1950 at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in New Germany. He was also instructed in the Lutheran Catechism and confirmed in the Christian faith at St. Mark’s on March 22, 1964.

He graduated from Waconia High School in 1968.

Owned and operated The Longbranch Saloon in Franklin since 2003.

He enjoyed golfing, hunting, fishing (especially ice fishing) mushroom hunting and his grandchildren.

Survived by sons: Earl Stieve of Echo and Jeremy (Jill)Stieve of NYA; very special friend Debbie Stieve of Winsted; grandchildren: Madison, Hannah, Emily, Jacob and Cami; sisters and brothers: Charlotte (Les) Hahn of Mayer, Clyde (Linda) Stieve of Delano, Cindy (Ken) Klein of Watertown, Bonnie (Delmer) Bentz of Lester Prairie, Clark (Joy) Stieve of Waconia and Brenda (Greg) Bury of New Germany; many other relatives and friends.

Preceded in death by his father Earl in 1972, his mother Doris in 2005 and by his grandparents.

Visitation for Steven “Tiny” Stieve will be held at The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted on Friday, October 28th from 4-8 PM and on Saturday, October 29th from 12 Noon – 3:45 PM. Graveside funeral service will be held at 4:00 PM on Saturday, October 29th at The Winsted Public Cemetery.

Casket Bearers will be Earl Stieve, Jeremy Stieve, Clyde Stieve, Clark Stieve, Ed Fahey and Rick Hempel.

The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted is serving the family.

13 Guestbook Entries

  1. Sonia Kamps

    Earl, Jeremy, and the rest of the Stieve Family;
    We are so sorry to hear of Tiny’s passing. He was such a fun and energetic person.
    Never forget your friends are here for you, whenever you need us.

  2. corner cafe

    So sorry to hear about Tiny passing. His smiling face will be missed. He was a good customer and friend to many of us.

  3. Lana and Brad Bladow

    Stieve family:
    Tiny was a fun loving man with a heart of gold. May your many memories guide you through these difficult times. Please let Brad and I know if there is anything we can do for any of you.

  4. albie and dianne

    So sorry to hear of your passing. Glad to have gotten to know you and spend the unforgettable times we had together.

  5. Lana and Brad Bladow

    You are all in our thoughts and prayers. May your memories help guide you through this difficult time. Please let Brad and I know if there is anything we can do.

  6. Mary Lou Dunham

    Our love and prayers to all of you. Tyrone & Mary Lou Dunham, Pam Pierce and families

  7. Sheldon Hartwig

    Sorry to hear about Steve’s passing. Lots of memories from the old days. He was a great friend growing up.

  8. Sharon & Charlie Sykora

    So sorry to hear of Tiny’s passing. Our prayers are with the family and especially the grandchildren. RIP, Tiny!

  9. Denise Johnson

    I am so honored & blessed to have gotten to know Tiny – what an incredible man & friend. Always with a smile on his face & never a cross word. I will forever miss him! RIP Tiny!

  10. Shelly, Terry Jorgensen and Mike Quast

    We were so sad to hear of Steve’s passing. We are sorry we couldn’t be there with you. He was a great guy and will be missed.

  11. Jerry & Kitty Coles

    Our prayers go out to the Stieve family. Tiny is in the arms of God. Bless you all.

  12. Jacob and Denise Kingsley

    So sad to hear about Tiny. It was always great to see his smiling face in Hill City.

  13. Bev and Jay Gorsuch

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. So sorry we can’t be there.
    Love, Bev and Jay


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