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Steve Danielson was born October 14th, 1962 to Joyce and Robert Danielson, Moorhead, MN joining four brothers and sisters at home. When he was two his father passed away. His mother re-married and Steve had a wonderful step father, Martin Aaserud. Steve grew up attending Moorhead Public schools, then transferring to and graduating from Oak Grove High School. He gathered life long friends and memories along the way. He went on to attend college in Iowa, returning to Moorhead to complete his education and graduate from Concordia College. He pursued a successful career in computer programming.
Steve was baptized at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Moorhead on November 18th, 1962. He confirmed his faith on September 17th, 1978.
Steve was married to Christie Egeberg, and to this union his first son Brett was born. Although their marriage did not last forever as they had hoped, they remained committed partners in raising their son.
Steve met his wife Paula while working at MeritCare, where they both enjoyed the morning coffee club, lunch and afternoon Food n Fuel breaks with other friends and co workers. Their friendship grew into love, were joined in marriage in March 1996, and made their home in Moorhead. To this union his second son Christian was born.
Steve and Paula moved their family to rural Kindred, ND in January of 1997 where he embraced country life. He enjoyed gardening, mowing, and winning the battle over snow and spring floods.
Over the years Steve was a dedicated husband and father. He followed and supported the boys in their activities, especially enjoying the baseball years. He valued home time with his family enjoying campfires and smores, pulling sleds, carving pumpkins, foam dart wars, lighting fireworks, movies and popcorn, putting puzzles together, cooking, baking, playing with the dogs, napping with the cats, and walking with Paula on the quiet gravel roads.
During his life Steve touched many through his friendship and support. He was always willing to lend a hand, ear or shoulder. It was never too soon for him to think it was time to get the next Monopoly game going and start gathering the players together, it was always time well spent with friends. He was active in the church participating in ushering, serving communion, serving group, and Vacation Bible School. He participated in planning for the annual Kindred Booster Club Viking Pride Dinner and Auction, enjoying the work, the event, and above all how it helped promote and fund student activities in the Kindred School District. He was also an avid supporter of Kindred Youth Baseball.
Steve left the bonds of this earth on Wednesday, December 2nd, 2020 at home with family at his side.
Steve is survived by his wife Paula; sons Brett (Maria) and Christian (Mackenzie); granddaughter Elise; brothers Randy (Linda), Buddy (Elizabeth); sisters Cheryl and Glenda; nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents, step father Martin Aaserud, grandparents, brother Ricky, brothers in law Dale Frazier, Maurie Fobes, and Dennis Ziemer.