Lee James Steffens born October 10, 1936 to Henry and Emma Steffens of Wahpeton. He attended schools in Wahpeton and then moved to Fargo 1969. He then met and married Karen Larson Sept 5, 1970. Four sons were born to this union; Jason (Karma) Michael, Matthew, Jeremy (Angela). Then 5 grandchildren followed; Josh, Kalyn, Cole, Thomas and Carter and 3 special Papa’s girls: Zoe, Katelyn and Alisha. He is survived by his brothers-in-law Steven (Diane) Larson, Harry Samuelson, sister-in-law Cheryl Larson and treasured nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his son Michael, brothers; Melvin, Emery (Margaret), sisters; Lois Samuelson and Lorraine (Ralph) Larson and brother-in-law Dayton Larson. Lee was a loving devoted husband, father, grandfather and friend to all.

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  1. Karen I just had talked to you at your place of work
    And you were saying how Lee had a heart attack Prior
    I was so sad to here Lee had past away!
    I want to express my heartfelt condolences to you and your children .
    May our God wrap his Loving arms around you dear friend
    And comfort you during this time of loss .

  2. Lee and Karen have been the most wonderful neighbors I could have asked for for over the 30 years I have lived next door to them! He will be greatly missed! My condolences to Karen & all the boys.

  3. Karen, I am so sorry for your loss. I remember Lee every time was at your house playing with Jason. He was a real nice guy. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time.

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