Steven M. Sumner, age 66, of Eveleth and formerly of The Villages, FL died peacefully Sunday, October 3, 2021 at his home surrounded by family. Steve was born March 15, 1955 in Duluth, MN, the son of Clement J. and Dorothy L. (Curnow) Sumner. Steve was a 1973 graduate of Duluth Central High School. Steve was united in marriage to Jean M. Bee on February 14, 1987, in Duluth.
Steve worked as a truck driver for 30 years – retiring in 2003 from Flemming Foods. He was a member of the Teamsters Union. Steve enjoyed woodworking, scuba-diving, hunting, golf, flying, fishing, taxidermy, traveling, singing, and riding his Harley. He loved his wife, his family, and ice cream. He would do anything for a person in need.
Steve is survived by his wife: Jean; children: Kristen (John Peek) Fulford of Clermont, FL, Amy (Dennis) Christopherson of Arkansaw, WI, and Jason Sumner of Cromwell, MN, stepdaughter: Leslie (Brad) Brunfelt of Duluth, MN; sister: Catherine (Alan) Lajiness of Farmington, MN; grandchildren: Benjamin, Aaron, Miranda, Tabitha, Emily, Nick, Sydney, Flynn, Robert, Alice, and Matthew; great-granddaughter: Elizabeth; and numerous extended family members and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother: Tom Sumner; and stepson: Travis Nevala.
Visitation will be from 2 p.m. until the 3 p.m. service Friday, October 8, 2021 at the Elks Club in Virginia. The family wishes to thank the St. Croix Hospice team for their care.
Family services are provided by Bauman-Cron, a Bauman Family Funeral Home, in Virginia. To express condolences on-line please see: www.baumfnfuneralhome.com.
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