Michael Armin Steinhaus age 68 of Saint Peter Minnesota died on Friday November 6 2020 at Ridgeview Nursing Home in Le Sueur with his wife Victoria by his side.
Funeral service to be held at 11am Saturday November 14, 2020 at the Church of St Peter Catholic Church (1801 west Broadway, Saint Peter Minnesota). Burial to follow at Calvary cemetery. Visitation for the public will be held at 10am before the funeral. Services can be watched on the church’s Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/churchofstpeterstpeter/?ref=bookmarks).
Michael is survived by his wife and sweetheart Victoria Steinhaus; beloved children, Landon Michael Steinhaus and his wife Ann of Cokato Minnesota, Angela Marie Sparks and her husband Chad of Belle Plaine Minnesota, Christopher Francis Steinhaus and his wife Kadi of Duluth Minnesota, and Nathan Allen Steinhaus of Cleveland Minnesota; his grandchildren Austyn Steinhaus, Carsen Sparks, Sydnie Steinhaus, Schaden Steinhaus, Tristan Steinhaus, and Xavier Steinhaus; his siblings Ken Steinhaus and his wife Carolyn, Kathy Drake and her husband Tom, Susan Drake and her husband Richard, Dave Steinhaus, Chuck Steinhaus and his wife Karen, Jane Klement and her husband Rick; 17 nieces and nephews; his uncles, John Braunreiter and his wife Cathy, Carl Braunreiter and his wife Pam; his aunt Harriet Reiser and her husband Frank, cousins and countless other friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents Armin and Mary Steinhaus; Uncle Eldon Steinhaus and Aunts Florence Forbrook, and Dorothy Ubl.
Michael Armin Steinhaus was born on February 17, 1952 in New Ulm, Minnesota to Armin and Mary Steinhaus. He graduated from Winthrop high school, pursued a career in automotive repair earning an associate’s degree and the title of Master Mechanic while working for Snell Motors in Mankato. He enjoyed playing with his grandchildren, fishing, gardening, hunting, carpentry, sudoku puzzles and traveling. He also enjoyed the company of family and friends as well as the mischief that tended to unfold when together. He was very active in his Church, as member of the Knights of Columbus he helped out with numerous fund raising activities that benefited the community including fish boils and bike marathons, he was active with the Boy Scouts as a scout leader, he took pride in clearing the sidewalks on his block whenever it snowed and lending a helping hand whenever asked.
He will be missed by those who knew him but will live forever through the many lives he touched.