Steve M. McGrath, 58, West Fargo passed away Monday, March 2, 2015 at his home under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley. Steve was born September 2, 1956 in Lisbon, ND to Michael and Lois (Douglas) McGrath. He graduated from Enderlin High School in 1974. He married Sharon Van Deusen on June 7, 1975 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Enderlin. They made their home in Glyndon for 24 years before recently moving to West Fargo. He worked as an electrician for the IBEW for many years. He was a state director for the Minnesota High School Rodeo Association for 6 years and enjoyed spending time with Rodeo community. He loved to spend time with his family, especially his grandchildren. He was always keeping busy with different projects around the house and farm. He is survived by his wife of almost 40 years, Sharon, West Fargo, ND; children, Danielle (Chris) Hillebrand, Fargo, ND, Devin (Alisa) McGrath, Belle Fourche, SD; grandchildren, Aspen and Ryker; sisters, Randy (Gary) Fraedrich, Barnesville, MN, Linda (Jerome) Skonseng, Wahpeton, ND, Julie (Byron) Stoffel, Kindred, ND. He was preceded in death by his parents, infant son, Aaron.

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  1. Oh the memories I have growing up just a few miles from Steve and your family. They are a treasure to me. Sharing in your sorrow and hoping you will find comfort in the wonderful memories he left behind. Peace be yours. Love and hugs, Heidi

  2. My sincere sympathies go out to all of Steve’s family. There are so many memories of growing up in and near Sheldon–school activities & sports, summer Cathechism and many, many more. You are all in our thoughts & praysers.

  3. We are keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. May you forever cherish all the wonderful memories you have of Steve!

  4. I have a lot of good memories growing up with Steve as a friend and classmate. A lot of good times throughout our growing up & school years. My thoughts and prayers are being sent to everyone.
    Shirley Roseland

  5. It is so hard to let them go. You are in my thoughts and prayers today and the days ahead. My sympathies to all of you.

  6. Please know your family is in our thoughts and prayers. With Sympathy

    Don & Corrine

  7. We send our sympathy to Sharon and her family, Julie and Byron and all Steve’s family. We knew him briefly, and always enjoyed our conversations together. Your tears will soon turn into wonderful memories………

  8. to the family of Steve. So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time.

  9. I new up most Steve for about 15 years. I learned from his teaching and I have the upmost respected for him on and off the job. RIP my friend.

  10. Sharon and Families-
    I knew Steve growing up and later had the pleasure of working with him a couple years ago. We had some good conversations and a lot of laughs.
    My prayers are with you all at this time and that you are finding comfort knowing he is no longer suffering and at peace.

  11. Steve was so helpful to my family in so many different ways. I will try to honor that help every day. God bless you!

  12. Our heartfelt sympathies to your family at the passing of Steve. I worked with Steve out in Spiritwood, ND, on the power plant, as I was his foreman. (retired 1426 member)

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