Steven F. Oberstar Sr.

October 24, 1949 ~ June 10, 2020 (age 70)


Steven F. Oberstar Sr.

Steven F. Oberstar Sr., 70, lifelong resident of Kitzville, MN died Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at his home.  He was born October 24, 1949 to Frank and Lucille (Gervol) Oberstar in Hibbing.  Steve attended Hibbing Schools. Steven proudly served his country with the U.S. Army and the National Guard, and later achieved his Bachelors Degree from Bemidji State University.  Steve entered the Sacrament of Marriage with Michele on June 9, 1973 in Chisholm, MN.  He was employed with US Steel as a blaster.  Steven was a past member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Hibbing.  Steven enjoyed taking walks at the mall, gardening, playing checkers with his brother, telling jokes, and cooking as some of his favorite pastimes.

            He is survived by his wife, Michele Oberstar, Kitzville, four children, Stephanie Austin, Bloomington, IN, Carolee (Lorin) Hagen, Hibbing, Teresa Oberstar, Maple Grove, MN, and Steven (Gina) Oberstar Jr., Hibbing, two sibling, Lucy (Dennis) Debeltz Sr., Babbitt, MN, and Rose (Roger) Anderson, Kitzville, MN, six grandchildren, Tylor Oberstar, Melodi Haugen, Brielle Oberstar, Oden Oberstar, Kyleighanne Hagen, and Shea Oberstar, and many nieces and nephews. 

            He was preceded in death by his parents, sister, Carol Debeltz, brother, Frank Oberstar, and his brother-in-law, Jack Debeltz.

            A gathering of family and friends for Steven will be held at a later date.  Arrangements are with the Dougherty Funeral Home of Hibbing.

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