January 14, 1954 ~ May 19, 2020
Stephan (steve) Palmer Remmen, 66, of West Fargo passed away May 19th 2020 at Sanford Hospital in Fargo. He was born January 14th, 1954 in Detroit Lakes, MN to Palmer and Lois Remmen. He grew up in Detriot Lakes and graduated from high school in 1972. Attened 2 years of auto mechanics studies at the Vocational school there. Growing up he was active in many baseball leagues, boys club, and was the paper boy everybody loved while delivering the Minneapolis Tribune, St Paul Pioneer Press, and the Detroit Lakes newspaper. After high school he moved to Fargo and held jobs with Structural Products/Materials with Border States Electric until his retirement in 2016. During his retirement he enjoyed volunteering at the Great Plains Food Bank, attending the world of out law races and riding bike. Steve loved bowling, car races, especially the World of Outlaws where him and his brother Robert followed the tour several times. Steve was a kind caring man who thought the world of his entire family and his nieces and nephews held a soft spot in his heart. Steven is survived by his brothers and sisters , David ( Sharon) of Fargo, JoAnn (Virgil) Heinen of Fargo, Barbara (Ken) Gruer of West Fargo, Roger (Marla) of Texas, Larry(Kellie) of Detroit Lakes, Robert of Fargo, Cheryl (Mike) Ohm, Detroit Lakes , John Remmen of Wolverton. And many nieces and nephews. Steve was preceded in death by his parents, Palmer and Lois Remmen, his infant brother Duana, and great nephew Jaxson. Memorials can be sent to Great Plains Food Bank. Steve was a kind caring man who thought a lot of all his nieces and nephews and will be greatly missed by his entire family.
I worked with Steve for many years at Structural Products/Structural Materials and he was ALWAYS a sincere, hardworking man who was honest to a fault. He was a true gentlemen that especially enjoyed his nieces and nephews and loved to talk about them.
Ditto what G B says about Steve. He was a great employee and would do anything you asked of him Rest in peace Steve
You will forever be in my heart please give my baby boy a hug for me
My deepest condolences to Steve’s family. I was a classmate and always remember him as a great person.
My sincere sympathies to the Remmen family. Cherish the memories you had with Steve.
I met Steve through his brother, John. I was invited to play on the same bowling team as the Remmen boys. I think I played on the same team for about 6 years. The first time I met Steve, everybody was calling him “Lurch”. I thought he’d tall and skinny so his name must something to do with his physical attributes. Then I saw him bowl for the first time, I got it right away. His approach was one of a kind. I don’t think I ever saw him angry or upset. He lived life to the fullest and he cared deeply for his family. Steve left his mark in many people and I am truly grateful to have known him. This world needs more people like him. God Bless!!!
me an my wife lived right next to steve 4 about 10 years he was allways a happy guy rest in peace steve..
To the Remmen family: Sincere sympathy to the family on the loss of Steven. May he always be remembered in our hearts. Roger/Marla.
Sorry for the loss of this great guy from your family! We send our condolences.
Rick & Jo Hanson
Steve you had such love for all the nieces and nephews. We will never forgot that! Rest In Peace. We will see you again.
Keeping you all in our thoughts during this sad and difficult time. Watched the service and it was very beautiful. May you all find closure knowing Steve is at peace with no more pain or discomfort. Stay well and stay safe. Safe travel as you take Steve to his final resting place.
I had the pleasure of working with Steve at SPI many years ago. I remember him as a man who was even tempered, who had a kind word for everyone, and a smile that made me feel valued. He is one of my good memories and I am glad to have known him. My wishes of peace to his family.