Jim Steffl

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Jim StefflJim Steffl, age 63 of Seaforth, passed away Thursday, January 18, 2018 after a battle with cancer at Redwood Area Hospital in Redwood Falls.  Memorial Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, January 24 at Redwood Valley Funeral Home in Redwood Falls.  Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.  Burial will be at a later date.

Jim Steffl was born August 14, 1954 to Frank and Lucille (Meyer) Steffl in Springfield, Minnesota.  He was baptized and confirmed at the Catholic Church in Sleepy Eye, Minnesota. Jim graduated from Echo High School.  He married Kim Meier and from this union two daughters were born.  Jim married Judy Warner on March 23, 2007.  He worked in construction most of his life.  Jim had a big heart and was always willing to lend a hand and wanted to help everybody.  He was a member of the Seaforth City Council.  Jim was a great cook on the grill and made the best pork chops.  He loved fishing and sitting all day in the boat with Judy.  Jim enjoyed deer hunting with his great friend Ivan Anderson.  He loved spending time with his grandkids.

Jim is survived by his wife Judy; daughters: Samantha (Jeremy) Meis and Ashley (Jason) Bohlsen; grandchildren: Payton, Lexi & Zoie Meis and Jonathan & Rosalie Bohlsen and one on the way; siblings: Robert (Mary) Steffl of Maple Plain, Tom (Cindy) of Venice, FL, LuAnn Taylor of Vesta; and many nieces and nephews.  He is preceded in death by his parents, twin brother and brother-in-law Robert Taylor.

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  1. Sarah (Steffl) Grimm says:

    I am sad to hear of my uncle’s passing. He was always so kind. Uncle Jim you are in my thoughts. Rest in peace.

  2. Marv & Marlys Timm says:

    Our sympathy to the entire Steffl family

  3. Teresa (Pistulka) Dorn says:

    Jim will always hold a special place in my heart. I loved being his “buddy”, and I’m so grateful for all the good care and help he gave to Mom. Judy, Ashley and Sam, you have one very special angel watching over you now. Love and peace to all the family.

  4. Jody Pearce says:

    I am so sorry to hear of Jim’s passing. Having known him as long as I can remember I find it very sad. Always super nice and friendly

  5. Sandy(Taylor) LaBrie says:

    My heart breaks for my Aunt Judy and my cousins Ashley and Sam, and his siblings,and all who will miss this gentle soul. Hugs to you all. Love to you all- Jimmy will be greatly missed!

  6. Ruth Freiderich says:

    Sending condolences to the family. I am sorry for your loss.

  7. Wanda and I extend our deepest sympathies to Jim”s family and friends. Jim’s mother Lucille was our father’s sister, and we used to enjoy our times together–even though-now-they seem too few and far between. May the thoughts of time together spent with family and friends comfort you all in your time of grief.

  8. Ernie & Jan Busack says:

    THOUGHT ‘S & PRAYERS FOR THE FAMILY.

  9. Doug Kruse says:

    Thoughts and prayers to the staffl family passing of jim, always enjoyed listening to Jim’s stories and getting to know him the last 2nhalf years as a fellow driver co worker , he always knew where the fish were biting or his favorite deer hunting spot was , jim was one of a kind will be missed . Have our sympathy, Doug n Donna kruse and family

  10. Betsy Anderson says:

    My deepest sympathy. Jim was a very nice guy! Always positive and smiling!

  11. Gary and Terri Meyer says:

    Deepest sympathy from your cousin, Gary and his wife Terri. I remember visiting Lucy and Frank with my parents, Bob and June Meyer when I was a young kid. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. Let perpetual light shine upon him.

  12. I am so very sorry for your loss of Jim, even though I didn’t get to know him personally. Losing a dear loved one in death can be very distressing to go through. But the Bible can be of great comfort to us during these times. At Acts 24:15 it says,”There is going to be a resurrection of both the righteousness and the unrighteous.” Very soon our loved ones will be resurrected and we will see them again! For more comforting promises from the Bible check out jw.org.

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