Steven Schug

Steven Schug

Steven Frederick Schug, 44, of Eagan, son of the late Butch and Joyce Schug passed away on Friday, Sept. 27, in Eagan.
A gathering of family and friends was held Friday, Oct. 4, from 5 to 8 p.m., at Paul-McBride Funeral Chapel in Norwood Young America, with a prayer service at 7:30 p.m. and interment at a later date. Father Gregory Abbott officiated.
Steven Frederick Schug was born on Oct. 16, 1968, in Waconia. He was the son of Delbert Butch and Joyce (Luke) Schug. Steven was baptized as an infant on Nov. 3, 1968, received his first holy communion in June 1977, and was confirmed his faith in May 1982, all at Church of the Ascension in Norwood Young America. He received his education in Norwood Young America and was a graduate of the Central High School Class of 1987. Steven furthered his education at Brown Institute in Minneapolis, receiving a Bachelor of Arts in communication and radio broadcasting.
Steve began his career as a radio broadcaster in Litchfield, advancing as both a broadcaster and program director at Q102 in Willmar and KCLD in St. Cloud. While in St. Cloud he and his morning show co-anchor were awarded the prestige of #1 morning show in the listening area. Steve also won several broadcasting awards, including the Minnesota Broadcasters Award for Comedy for writing, producing and performing a parody entitled, Livin in Minnesota which can still be found posted on YouTube: He also enjoyed on-air weekend time at KS95 and Mix 104 in the Twin Cities.
Steve later worked many years for Clear Channel Communications in broadcasting with K102 and programming with Total Traffic. Steve also incorporated his love of all music and his gift of sharing it with others into his own business, providing DJ services for countless weddings and other celebrations throughout the Twin Cities area and suburbs, operating first under the name All Schug Up (performing his DJ show at Norwood Young Americas Stiftungsfest in 1990 and 1991) and later DJ Steve Hunter.
Steve passed away on Friday, Sept. 27, in Eagan, at the age of 44 years, 11 months and 11 days.
Steves quick wit, talent, amazing sense of humor and kind soul will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him.
Steve is survived by siblings: Richard Schug and his wife, Sherri, of Norwood Young America, Donald Schug of Chisago City, Ronald Schug and his wife, Tammy, of Norwood Young America, Daniel Schug and his wife, Lisa, of Hamburg, Nancy Crandall and her husband, Donald, of Hampton, Mary Boecker and her husband, Douglas, of Rochester, Diane Damuth and her husband, Todd, of Montrose, Randy Schug of Green Isle and Janet Schug of Norwood Young America; nephews and nieces, Jennifer Schug, Matthew Schug, Alyssa Schug, Cassie (and Corey) Storms, Chet Schug, Brianna Schug, Mariah Schug, Leah Harms (and Tim Murphy), Bethany Boecker, Noah Boecker, Nicole Kroells and Faith Schug; great niece and great nephew, Cidney and Easton Storms; uncles and aunts, Dorleen Schneewind of Waconia, Delores Mueffels of Waconia, Alan Schug and his wife, Patsy, of Watertown, Elaine Feltmann and her husband, Roger, of Glencoe, and Lois Hendricks and her husband, James, of Watertown; cousins, other relatives and many friends.
Steve is preceded in death by his parents, Delbert and Joyce Schug; grandparents, Clarence and Leona Luke, Wilfred and Virginia Schug Sr.; brother, David Schug; uncles and aunts, Wilfred Schug, Jr., Duane Jim Schug, Leroy Schneewind, Gerald Mueffels, Mary Louise Schug, Lola and Orlin Redepenning.
Arrangements were by the Paul-McBride Funeral Chapel of Norwood Young America. Online obituaries and guest book are available at

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