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Steven McGrath

September 02, 1956 - March 02, 2015

Funeral Service - Friday

March 06, 2015 1:30 P.M. with a visitation one hour prior.

Nativity Catholic Church

Visitation - Friday

March 06, 2015
12:30 P.M. - 1:30 P.M.

Nativity Catholic Church


Boulger Funeral Home

Steven McGrath

September 02, 1956 - March 02, 2015


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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15 responses to “Steven McGrath”

  1. Heidi (Olson) Krauter says:

    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. Judy Knudson (Compson) says:

    Our sympathy to Steve’s family

  3. Bette (Bartholomay) Luther says:

    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.

  4. Wayne & Tessa Eaton says:

    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!

  5. Shirley (Bartholomay) Roseland says:

    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

  6. Cindy (Bartholomay) Waldahl says:

    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.

  7. Don & Corrine Anderson says:

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

    Don & Corrine

  8. Charlie and Carol Olson, Valley City, ND says:

    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………

  9. Holly Rosenkranz (Olson) says:

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

  10. jim cutler, IBEW 1426 says:

    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.

  11. Judy Bleese-Olson says:

    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.

  12. Terry Luschen says:

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

  13. Peggy (larson) Hagel says:

    Sorry for your loss.

  14. Gerald Leadbetter says:

    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)

  15. Susan Rau (Sly) says:

    So sorry for your loss Sharon and family. I know he will be greatly missed.

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