Obits – Melvin Steinborn

Melvin Steinborn, age 74, of Waconia, passed away Monday, April 29, 2013 at his home in Waconia.
Funeral Service was held Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 3 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Waconia with Rev. Phil Wagner officiating; visitation held Thursday from 1 p.m. until the time of the service at the church; interment at the church cemetery.
Melvin was born on April 30, 1938 in Biscay the son of Alvin and Alma (Scharpe) Steinborn. Melvin was baptized as a child and confirmed in the faith on April 15, 1951. He was united in marriage to Rosella H. Haas on February 14, 1961 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Belle Plaine.
Melvin was a loving husband, dad, and grandpa. He worked at various places of employment during his lifetime including Coast to Coast in Belle Plaine, Vic and Elsie’s Marina and Restaurant, Vic and Mel’s Marine, Nordic Track, Milltronics and Car-Co. Melvin enjoyed woodworking, repairing outboard motors, puzzles, gardening, fishing and bird watching. He cherished his time sitting on the patio listening to old tyme music. Melvin had a special place in his heart for his grandchildren. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Waconia where he had once served being head usher and had delivered church sermon tapes to members at Evergreen apartments and the Lighthouse.
Melvin was preceded in death by his parents Alvin and Alma Steinborn; step-father Harold Grack; father-in-law and mother-in-law Victor and Elsie Haas; brother Darwin Steinborn; brother-in-law Gary Haas.
Melvin is survived by his loving wife Rosie; children and spouses Douglas and Annette Steinborn of New Germany, Kevin and Jane Steinborn of Arlington, Vickie and Rick Salden of Waconia, Stephen and Julie Steinborn of Watertown, Julie and Joel Klaustermeier of Young America, Connie Baumann and special friend John Blair of Young America, Melanie Steinborn and special friend Jon Sharratt of Minneapolis; grandchildren Tiffany Steinborn and fiancé Jared Freitag, Matt Steinborn, Liz Steinborn and fiancé Brandon Gourley, Jeff Steinborn, Mike Steinborn, Ben Steinborn, Nathan and Amanda Salden, Miranda Salden, Sarah Steinborn, Timothy Klaustermeier, Andrew Klaustermeier, Samuel Klaustermeier, Isaiah LeBlanc, Mia LeBlanc; great-granddaughter Callie Freitag; sister and brother-in-law Marlys and Robert Dahlberg of Princeton; sisters-in-law and brother-in-law Lorraine and Jim Raduenz of Shakopee, Darlene Miller of Kasson, Myrna Eichhof of Arizona, Pam Welsh of Wisconsin, Linda Steinborn of Texas; nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.
Casket Bearers (Grandsons) Matt Steinborn, Jeff Steinborn, Mike Steinborn, Ben Steinborn, Nathan Salden, Timothy Klaustermeier, Andrew Klaustermeier, Samuel Klaustermeier, Isaiah LeBlanc.
Arrangements are with the Johnson Funeral Home in Waconia;