Steven R. O'SheaSteven R. O'Shea, 47, of Eagan, MN, formerly of Park River, ND, passed away Wednesday, October 17, 2012, at his home surrounded by his loving family.
Steven R. O'Shea
Steven R. O'Shea, 47, of Eagan, MN, formerly of Park River, ND, passed away Wednesday, October 17, 2012, at his home surrounded by his loving family. Steve fought a courageous battle with cancer but too many complications won out.
Steve was born in Grafton, ND on March 18, 1965 to Richard and Judy (St. Germain) O'Shea. A week after Steve was born the family moved to Park River, ND. He graduated from Park River High School in 1983. After graduation he left to play hockey for the Sioux City Muskateers in Sioux City, IA. After playing there for two years he moved to Bemidji, MN, attending Bemidji State University where he played goalie for the Beavers for four years. After graduating from Bemidji, Steve married Kim Ableiter of Hibbing, MN on September 9, 1989 in Hibbing.
Steve worked in the computer industry for 23 years, owning Shea's Technologies and Netrix for a time, he then worked for Hewlett Packard becoming one of their top salesmen and accountant for the Minnesota District. He was an avid all around sports fan actively playing, coaching youth hockey and so enjoyed watching his children excel in their activities. He loved hunting and fishing trips with his son and father and family vacations to Kim's parents Bob and Barb Sarff's home in Florida.
Steve is survived by his wife Kim; 3 children, Ryan, 20, Taylor, 16 and Emily, 14, all of Eagan; his parents, Richard and Judy of Park River; as well as numerous relatives and friends who will miss him immensely.
In lieu of flowers memorial are preferred to: Steve O'shea Family or to the American Cancer Society.
Services were held Monday, October 22, 2012 at St. John Neuman Catholic Church in Eagan.
A Memorial Mass will be held 11:00 am, Saturday, December 1, 2012 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Park River.