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“Greg was a wonderful classmate and football teammate at Dakota School, and we rode the school bus together for many years. I don't remember him ever...Read More »
1 of 16 | Posted by: Gary Leraas - Hillsboro, ND

“Jean, I am so sorry! You are living every parent's worst nightmare. Know I am holding you and all your family in my thoughts and prayers. ”
2 of 16 | Posted by: Mary Ylvisaker Nilsen - IA

“TO the family of Greg Steffes: You are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. May all your memories and God's tender care sustain...Read More »
3 of 16 | Posted by: Marlene Bekkerus - Moorhead, MN

“I am so sorry to see this obituary for Greg today. I think of Lori often...we were good friends in High School. Every once in a while I try to find...Read More »
4 of 16 | Posted by: Michele Brandt Becher - Charlotte, NC

“My condolences to Lorri and the Steffes family. I'm sure Greg will be greatly missed. ”
5 of 16 | Posted by: Harold Nilles - Valley City, ND

“I am so sorry for your loss, Greg was an amazing person and a great friend. ”
6 of 16 | Posted by: Brenda Richards - Denver, CO

“Lori and family, so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. ”
7 of 16 | Posted by: Toni Watt - Casselton, ND

“Sympathy to Norma, Lori, Cooper, Will and Jack. Prayers for comfort and healing for all of the family. ”
8 of 16 | Posted by: carol samuelson - bismarck, ND

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the whole family. The Leahy's Bill Kristi Tanner and Kaci Jo ”
9 of 16 | Posted by: Kristi Leahy - Argusville, ND

“My Thoughts And Prayer's Are With Greg's Family And Friends! Greg Was A Wonderul Guy. I'm A Nurse At Sanford Health And Took Care Of Greg A Couple...Read More »
10 of 16 | Posted by: Molly Murch - Family Friend

“Sincere sympathy to all in the family. I was Greg's school bus driver when he was young. I'm sending a DVD with religious songs to listen too. On...Read More »
11 of 16 | Posted by: Jim Gebeke - Pick City, ND

“Lori We are so sorry for your loss, you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. With deepest sympathy Betty, Joe, Megan and Bryan...Read More »
12 of 16 | Posted by: Betty Tykwinski - Friend

“Gods blessing to you and your boys Lori as you face these days ahead. You are in my thoughts and prayers. My love to you. ”
13 of 16 | Posted by: Kim Pladson - friend of Lori's

“Our deepest sympathies in your loss. Our thoughts & prayers are with your whole family at this time. ”
14 of 16 | Posted by: Dale & Rita Haugen

“Our Prayers go out to Greggs Wife and Family and to Bob and Jean & family! Gregg was a small boy when we left the Amenia-Arthur community but his...Read More »
15 of 16 | Posted by: Clayton & Kathy Priewe - Mesa, AZ

“My sincere sympathy goes out to the family of Greg Steffes. The loss of a loved one is a sad time in the lifeof those left behind. I can empathize...Read More »
16 of 16 | Posted by: O. Cooper - IL


Greg Steffes, 51, Arthur, ND died on Monday, September 26, 2011 at the Good Samaritan Center, Arthur under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley.

Gregory Allen Steffes was born on June 17, 1960 at Moorhead, MN. He grew up on the family farm near Arthur and graduated from Dakota High School in Arthur in 1978. He received a degree in animal science from NDSU in Fargo in 1983. He made his home near Valley City where he farmed and ranched. Greg married Lori Anfinson on October 27, 1990 in Bismarck. They made their home on the farm at Valley City before returning to the Steffes farm near Arthur. Greg continued farming until his passing.

He served on the Board of Directors for Polar Telephone, Amenia Township Board, and church council at St. Catherine's Catholic Church in Valley City and later at Arthur United Methodist Church.

Greg is survived by his wife, Lori; three sons, Cooper, Jack and Will; parents, Bob and Jean Steffes, Fargo; three brothers, Scott (Kelly), Fargo, Rodney (Jamie), Fargo and Tyler (Melissa), St. Bonifacius, MN; two sisters, Marcie (Darin) Pfingsten, Fargo and Carrie (Todd) Ham, Bagley, MN; and many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Ed and Catherine Steffes and Ralph and Edlin Skjaret.

Memorials are preferred to Roger Maris Cancer Center.

Visitation: Thursday, September 29, 2011 from 5 to 7 PM with a prayer service at 7 PM at St. Leo's Catholic Church, Casselton, ND.

Funeral: Friday at 10:30 AM at Arthur United Methodist Church, Arthur with visitation one hour prior.

Burial: Arthur Cemetery.

Arrangements with West Funeral Home, Casselton & West Fargo
Condolences can be sent via westfuneralhome.com

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