May 18, 1955 – January 7, 2015


Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m. Monday, January 12, 2015 at Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Richmond, MN for Steven Allen Danziesen, age 59, who died Wednesday in a trucking accident in Eau Claire, WI. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.

Relatives and friends may call from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. Sunday at the Wenner Funeral Home in Richmond.

Steve was born in Willmar, MN to Boyd and Dorothy (Hicks) Danzeisen. He married Judy Bahe and together they had two children Christian and Joshua. They later divorced. Steve married Joanne Gertken – Miller on July 17, 1982 and had a blessed 32 years together. Steve was a gentle giant always willing to extend a helping hand to anyone in need. He worked for over 30 years at the Verso Paper Mill in Sartell, MN. He enjoyed woodworking, hunting, softball, bowling, singing, and especially being with family.

Survivors include his wife, Joanne; children, Christian, Jessica, Jason, and Joshua; grandchildren, Damian, Braden, Mason, Tayler, Kailey, Layne, Mavrik, and Ethan; siblings, Gene (Carol) Rosie (Ken) Weiler, Gary (Sue), and Mike (Marsha).

He was preceded in death by his parents.