NameWalter Albert Steeke
Death11 Jul 1994
BurialLakeside Cemetery, Frazee
OccupationMilitary / Swift Turkey Plant
FatherFred Steeke (1893-1971)
MotherLydia Huwe (1896-1982)
Birth6 Jun 1928, Perham, MN
Death13 Apr 2008, Pelican rapids - Tamarac Place Assisted Living Age: 79
Burial17 Apr 2008, Lakeside Cemetery, Frazee
OccupationSwift Turkey Plant
FatherWillam (Bill) Krueger (1890-1967)
MotherMartha Bertha Bahls (1893-1979)
Marriage12 Jan 1949, Frazee, MN
ChildrenBernice Ann (1950-2005)
Obituary Notes for Ruby Ida (Spouse 1)
Ruby Steeke, 79, of Frazee, died Sunday, April 13, 2008 in Tamarac Place Assisted Living, Pelican Rapids, under the care of Lakeland Hospice.

Ruby Ida Krueger was born to William and Martha (Bahls) Krueger June 6, 1928 in Perham. She lived near Frazee where she was raised and attended country school. She married Walter Steeke Jan. 12, 1949 in Frazee. She worked for Swift Turkey Plant in Frazee and Detroit Lakes until her retirement. In 1967, they moved into Frazee. He died July 11, 1994. She entered the Tamarac Place Assisted Living in 2006.

She enjoyed gardening, embroidery, crocheting, feeding and watching birds, traveling and knitting.

Survivors include: three sons, Calvin (Jo Ann) Steeke, Glen Steeke and Gene (Diane) Steeke, all Frazee; a daughter, Vickie (Mark) Putney, Fargo; a brother, Wilbert (Imogene), Sealy, Texas; five sisters, Eleanor Berndt, Lidgerwood, N.D., Clara Johnson, Pelican Rapids, Gladys Soland, Ashby, Noreen Huwe, Detroit Lakes, and Marcella (Emil) Huwe, Franklin; 12 grandchildren and 8 great-grand-children.

She was preceded in death by her husband; a daughter, Bemice Wegscheid; a grandson, Shawn; her parents; two brothers, Willard and Wilfred; and a sister, Ann.

Funeral: Thursday, April 17 at 1 p.m. in Furey Funeral Home, Frazee. Visitation: Wednesday, April 16 from 5-8 p.m. and also one hour prior to the service in the funeral home. Burial: Lakeside Cemeterv, Frazee.
Last Modified 8 Jun 2008Created 1 Mar 2020 by Brad Wegscheid