June 24, 1960 ~ July 29, 2022
Steven Robert Michaelson, 62, of Fargo, ND, passed away in his home Friday, July 29, 2022, from an illness.
Steve was born in Jamestown, North Dakota on June 24, 1960 to Robert & Carol Michaelson. His family moved from Jamestown to Fargo, when Steve was just a toddler. Steve graduated from Shanley High School in 1978 and then from Moorhead State University with an English degree. Steve drew the maps for roads pioneering one of the first uses of GPS in the Fargo area for NavTech. Steve worked his way up to a quality control position at Integrity Windows. He also worked for Cardinal Glass.
Steve enjoyed working in the restaurant industry and was an accomplished chef. Making chimichangas and margaritas was one of his main specialties. Steve was an avid reader and loved to sit in the sun and read a good book. He enjoyed, cooking, fishing, bike riding and spending time with his family and friends. Steve was an exceptional writer. He could easily create unique and often hilarious storylines! You never quite knew what you would even get in a text!
Steve was such a fun and caring person. He was quick to laugh and enjoyed joking around. Steve volunteered at the Homeward Animal Shelter. He provided care for many homeless cats. He loved those cats and adopted 2 cats himself – Catsonova (Cas) and Haystack. Steve was such a kind soul and gave the best hugs around! We will miss Steve so much!
Steve is survived by his mother, Carol (Falk) Michaelson, one brother, Tom Michaelson, and four sisters: Karen (Len) Kneip, Linda (Joe) Schacher, Janice (Todd) Larson, and Christy Marie. Also, many nieces and nephews: Katherine (Adam), Courtney (Michael), Derek, Jessica, Kimberly, Luke, Casey (Emily), Amber, Chad, Tyler, and Joseph. Great nieces: Lilianna, Lorellei, Avery, Everly, Verity, and Bailey.
Preceded in death by his father, Robert Michaelson, a nephew, Dustin, and a great niece, Lizabeth.
A Graveside Service will take place at 11 AM, Friday, August 5 at Holy Cross Cemetery. A light lunch will follow at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Fargo.