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Steven “Steve” T. Kurpiers, Rice, 80


August 2, 1934 – August 29, 2014


Steve KurpiersMemorial Services will be 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home in Sauk Rapids for Steven T. Kurpiers, age 80 of Rice who passed away the VA Medical Center in St. Cloud after a short battle with cancer. Rev. Thomas Becker will officiate and burial with full military honors will be at the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery near Little Falls. Friends and relatives may call one hour prior to services at the funeral home in Sauk Rapids on Tuesday morning.

Steven Thomas Kurpiers was born on August 2, 1934 in Browerville to Vincent and Mary (Perish) Kurpiers. After several years in the Navy he married Carol J. Bialka on August 6, 1966 in Opole. He owned and operated Lake State Industries Inc. in Rice. Steven enjoyed fishing and being outdoors. He loved to work on the development and upkeep of lake property and trips to the casino. Steven was a very hard working, determined man who will be dearly missed.

Survivors include his daughter, Eve of Rice; sisters and brother, Florence Hoel of Shoreview, Roselyn of Denver, CO, Sr. Stephen of St. Cloud and Victor (Mildred) of Browerville; and grandcats, Bongo and Snuggler. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Carol in 2003; and brothers and sisters, Eugene, Joseph, Clara Hustadt and Dorothy Shatka.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred.


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