Milton I. Steenson, 98, Plymouth

Milton Ingwald Steenson, 98, Plymouth, Minn., passed away on Sept. 28, 2013.
A memorial gathering for Milton will be held on Oct. 24, 5-7 p.m., at the Peterson-Grimsmo Funeral Chapel, 250 East Broadway in Monticello, Minn.
Milt was born in Drayton, N.D. on Sept. 6, 1915, where he graduated from high school in 1933. He was married to Gertrude (Carpenter) Torrey at Baudette, Minn., in 1970. Following their marriage, he and Gertie made their home in Drayton where Milt was a longtime employee of Raney Hardware before his retirement in 1977. Milt had many interests which included fishing, curling, cross country skiing, riding his snowmobile, walking, and especially riding his bicycle. For the past 12 years, Milt lived at St. Benedict’s Court and Village in Monticello,  where he will be missed by many friends and staff.
He is survived by stepsons Jim (Kathy) Torrey, Eugene, Ore.; Gene (Mary Beth) Torrey, Plymouth; and Tom (Beth) Torrey, Coal Valley, Ill.
He was preceded in death by his wife; his parents, Ingwald and Ida (Gaede) Steenson; sisters, Ann Larson, Meta Marie Johnson and Verna Phibbs.
Memorials preferred to CentraCare Foundation or donor’s choice.

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