Jim Steffl, age 63 of Seaforth, passed away Thursday, January 18, 2018 after a battle with cancer at Redwood Area Hospital in Redwood Falls. Memorial Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, January 24 at Redwood Valley Funeral Home in Redwood Falls. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial will be at a later date. Online condolences may be sent at www.stephensfuneralservice.com. Stephens Funeral Service – Redwood Valley Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
Jim Steffl was born August 14, 1954 to Frank and Lucille (Meyer) Steffl in Springfield, Minnesota. He was baptized and confirmed at the Catholic Church in Sleepy Eye, Minnesota. Jim graduated from Echo High School. He married Kim Meier and from this union two daughters were born. Jim married Judy Warner on March 23, 2007. He worked in construction most of his life. Jim had a big heart and was always willing to lend a hand and wanted to help everybody. He was a member of the Seaforth City Council. Jim was a great cook on the grill and made the best pork chops. He loved fishing and sitting all day in the boat with Judy. Jim enjoyed deer hunting with his great friend Ivan Anderson. He loved spending time with his grandkids.
Jim is survived by his wife Judy; daughters: Samantha (Jeremy) Meis and Ashley (Jason) Bohlsen; grandchildren: Payton, Lexi & Zoie Meis and Jonathan & Rosalie Bohlsen and one on the way; siblings: Robert (Mary) Steffl of Maple Plain, Tom (Cindy) of Venice, FL, LuAnn Taylor of Vesta; and many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents, twin brother and brother-in-law Robert Taylor.