Wayne Steffes

March 12, 1949-March 4, 2018

BALATON — Mass of Christian Burial for Wayne Lee Steffes, 68, of Balaton will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Tracy. Visitation will be from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday at Tracy Area Funeral Home, with a prayer service at 6:30 p.m. Visitation will continue one hour prior to the service at church. Burial will be in the Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Tracy. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to St. Jude’s, Balaton Ambulance or Pipestone County Hospice House. Stephens Funeral Service – Tracy Area Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

He died peacefully Sunday, March 4, 2018, with his family by his side at Pipestone County Hospice in Pipestone.

He was born March 12, 1949, to Raymond and Alice (Przymus) Steffes in Canby.

Survivors include his wife, Cathy; son, Benji of Garretson, S.D.; daughter, Carissa Rutz of Lakeville; seven grandchildren; brothers, Allen of Hendricks, Les of Bluffdale, Utah, Bob of Hendricks; sisters, Jean Paseka of Moorhead, Marian Payne of Bozeman, Montana, Karen Hansen of Fargo, N.D., Betty Jo Tykwinski of Valley City, N.D., Lynn Bowman of Shakopee, Paula DeClusin of Bemidji.