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Steven Tschida

May 12, 1956 — August 7, 2022

St. Rosa, Minnesota

Steven Tschida

Steven J. Tschida, age 66 of St. Rosa, passed away surrounded by his family on Sunday, August 7, 2022 at the CentraCare Care Center in Melrose, Minnesota.

A Private Mass of Christian Burial was held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, August 11 at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in St. Rosa with Rev. Daniel Walz officiating. Inurnment was in the parish cemetery.

A private visitation was from 1 to 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the church in St. Rosa.

Steven Jerome Tschida was born May 12, 1956 in Melrose, Minnesota. He worked at Kraft in Albany for a few years. He was united in marriage to Linda Finken on October 29, 1977 at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in St. Rosa. After working at Kraft, Steven started helping his father-in-law on the farm. The couple later purchased the family farm which the Tschida family continues to farm to this day. Steven also raised broiler chickens for Gold’n Plump, now called Pilgrim’s, for 40 plus years.

He was a member of St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in St. Rosa. Steven enjoyed restoring collector cars, fishing, hunting, and most of all, spending time with his grandchildren.

Survivors include his wife, Linda Tschida of St. Rosa; daughter, Dawn (Tom) Rakotz of St. Rosa; son, Chris (LaShana) Tschida of St. Rosa; grandchildren, Tyler and Zoey Rakotz and Carter Tschida; mother-in-law, Ida Finken; and many brothers, sisters, nieces, and nephews.

Steven was preceded in death by his brother, Sherwin “Herm” Tschida; father-in-law, Carl P. Finken; and Godson, Carl S. Finken.

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