Sydney Charles Stenberg, age 76, of Howard Lake, died Monday, Nov. 22, 2010, at Ridgeview Medical Center in Waconia.
He was a lifelong employee of Quality Park Products.
Family and friends truly loved being with Syd and sharing conversation, humor and life. His quick wit, genuine compassion, and sacrificial love will be greatly missed.
Syd is survived by his wife, Kathryn; children Stephen (Joni), Thomas, Kimberly (Brian) Beecken, David, and Julie (Dan) Kleve; grandchildren Jeremy, Christopher, Sarah, Samantha, Alexander, Charles, Cody, William, Benjamin (Katlyn) Beecken, Kathryn, Emma, Jacob Beecken, Nathan Stenberg, and Morgan and McCall Kleve; and a great-grandchild, Arianna Stenberg.
He is further survived by brothers Daryll (Debbie), and Verdell (Mary); and brothers-in-law Ralph (Margaret) Lundeen, and Elroy Dahlin.
Syd was preceded in death by his parents; a granddaughter, Madeysen Kleve; a sister-in-law, Betty Dahlin; and a brother-in-law, Ken Lundeen.
The funeral service took place Saturday, Nov. 27 at 10 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church in Howard Lake. Interment will follow at Sylvan Cemetery.
Visitation was Friday, Nov. 26 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Swanson-Peterson Funeral Home in Howard Lake, and continued Saturday for one hour prior to the service at the church.
Arrangements were with Swanson-Peterson Funeral Home of Howard Lake.