Eldon “Eldie” Steinhaus

December 4, 1927-August 8, 2020

Eldon “Eldie” Steinhaus, age 92, of Morgan, MN passed away Saturday, August 8, 2020 at Gil-mor Manor in Morgan of natural causes.

Graveside Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday, September 4 at St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery in Morgan. There will be a gathering at Gary and Deb Kerkhoff’s home following the committal service. Due to the current Covid-19 restrictions, guests will be required to wear a mask and practice social distancing guidelines. A 50 percent indoor occupancy restriction will be maintained.

Eldon “Eldie” Edward Steinhaus was born December 4, 1927 to Oscar and Bertha (Jannisch) Steinhaus on the family farm near Morgan, MN. He was baptized and confirmed at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Morgan. Eldie attended country school through the eighth grade.

On July 3, 1949, Eldie married Delene Schwerzler in Morgan. Together the couple lived and farmed near Morgan. They later moved into town in 1961. Eldie drove truck for many years and worked for the elevator. He also managed the Morgan liquor store. He was very handy and was always willing to help anyone in need.

Eldie enjoyed riding motorcycle and having coffee in town with friends and going deer and pheasant hunting. He loved spending time with his family, especially during holidays and special gatherings. He was always there to help them in every way he was able to.

Eldon is survived by his children: Pam (Bob) Larsen of Marshall, Deb (Gary) Kerkhoff of Franklin, Larry Steinhaus of Springfield, Garry Steinhaus of Morgan, Renae Fisher of Morgan, Michelle (Mark) Selbrade of Medford, and Troy Steinhaus of Minneapolis; 19 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends.

Eldon is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Delene; son, Dan; sister, Florence Forbrook; brother, Armin Steinhaus; daughter-in-law, Linda Steinhaus and brother-in-law, Darryl Schwerzler.

Stephens Funeral Service - Redwood Valley Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be sent at www.stephensfuneralservice.com.


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