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“So sorry to hear of the loss of your Mom,Tedd. Having a wonderful relationship with your Mother and helping her in so many ways, you must have...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: larry & janice lura - carrington, ND

“I always enjoyed visiting Hazel and driving to get eggs.  It was one of the first places I was able to drive to, by myself, as a new teenage...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Carrie Johnson - Champlin, MN

“My deepest sympathy to you Shana, Eric, Elise and Cody in the loss of your gramma and great gramma!  Know that we are thinking of you during...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: LuRae Melaas - Underwood, MN

“Sorry to hear of your loss. May the Lord be your strenght in the days ahead. She will be at peace now. ”
4 of 8 | Posted by: Dennis & Madonna Carlson - MN

“Sorry to hear about your mom, Ted.  You are in our thoughts and prayers. ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: Claudia (Ross) DeVries - Wahpeton, ND

“Grandma would always say to me when we'd say our goodbyes: "I love you to pieces!" I was blessed with being able to say to her the last time I spoke...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Shana - Campbell, MN

“Tedd,So sorry for the loss of your Mother.  She was a great lady.  I have so many memories of her from our younger days in school and...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Ray Murray - MN

“Mother was always worried as to me eating when working at the farm.  One day, I asked her why?  She said because when she was young, they...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Tedd Steenbock - Fergus Falls, MN

  Hazel Steenbock, 94, of Fergus Falls, MN, formerly of Campbell, MN, died January 2, 2010 at the Pioneer Retirement Community, Fergus Falls.

       Her funeral service will be held on Thursday, January 7, 2010 at 2:00 PM at the Joseph Vertin & Sons Funeral Home Chapel, Breckenridge, MN, with Pastor Harry Olson officiating.

  Visitation will be Wednesday, January 6, 2010 from 1 PM to 3 PM with a prayer service at 2 PM at the Pioneer Retirement Community, Fergus Falls, MN.  There will also be visitation one hour prior to the funeral at the funeral home.

  Interment will be at Riverside Cemetery, Campbell, MN.

  Pallbearers: Jeff Moore, Randy Anderson, Eric Klindt, Jason Steenbock, Donn Steenbock, and Peter Fabian   

  Hazel was born on August 18, 1915 in Holdingford, MN to Dougal and Katherine (Warzecka) Stewart.  She grew up and attended school in the Holdingford area.

  On February 25, 1936 Hazel was united in marriage to Theodore F. “Ted” Steenbock in Sisseton, SD.  They farmed on the home farm near Campbell, MN where they raised their three children. Ted Sr. preceded her in death on July 22, 1991. Hazel continued living on the farm until 2002, when she became a resident of Pioneer Retirement Community in Fergus Falls, MN.

  Hazel was a devout member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Campbell after her marriage.  She loved the farm life, including chickens, mowing lawn, gardening, and being barefoot.  She enjoyed her pets, “Chubs” the dog and “Lady Cat.”  Hazel was an avid reader and especially loved spending time with her family and sharing gumdrops with them.   

  Memorials may be made to the Pioneer Foundation in Hazel’s memory, for the new nursing home to be completed in 2011. (More information can be found by calling 218-739-7700.)

  She is survived by her son:  Tedd (Patti) Steenbock, Fergus Falls, MN; her two daughters:  Patricia (Eugene) Moore, Breckenridge, MN and Beverly Henriques, Bemidji, MN;    her three grandchildren:  Jodie (Randy) Anderson, Hutchinson MN; Jeffrey (Ruth) Moore, Breckenridge, MN; Shana (Eric) Klindt, Campbell, MN; her six great-grandchildren:  Jed and Dustin Moore, Courtney and Britney Anderson, Elise and Cody Klindt; her two sisters:  Mildred Wentzel, Normal, IL; Clara Benkowski, St. Cloud, MN; her sister-in-law:  Lorinda Stewart, St. Cloud, MN; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

  She was preceded in death by her parents: Dougal and Katherine Stewart; her husband:  Ted Steenbock Sr.; her brother:  Lawrence Stewart; her sister:  Lorraine Lenzen; and her son-in-law:  Kenneth Henriques.


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303 North Fifth Street Breckenridge, MN 56520
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