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Steven D. Weinfurter

Steven D. Weinfurter, Age 49, of Sheboygan Falls, formerly of Iron Mountain, Michigan, passed away unexpectedly due to complications after surgery on Thursday, July 26, 2018 at Aurora Medical Center Grafton. He was born on August 25, 1968 the beloved and amazing son of Howard and Pamela Weinfurter. 

Steven graduated from Iron Mountain High School in 1986. He furthered his education at Michigan Technological University and graduated in 1990 with a degree in mechanical engineering.

Steven was united in marriage to Elena Chavez on October 29, 2011 at Sheboygan Yacht Club.

He started his career at Kohler Design in Kohler, Wisconsin. He was employed by Mayline/Safeco.

He enjoyed spending time with his precious grandbabies and family. He had many wonderful friends. He enjoyed taking motorcycle rides, Wednesday night bag league, kayaking, tennis, bowling, snowmobiling, and skiing. He was an avid Detroit Lions, Detroit Redwings, and Detroit Tigers fan. 

He is survived by his loving wife Elena of Sheboygan Falls, six wonderful children, Amanda (Jon) Brault, Josh (Sarah) Hoheneder, Paige (Alex) Hoheneder, Kirsten Weinfurter, Katlyn (Reggie) Brunner, and Drew (Brooke) Brunner;  seven wonderful grandchildren, Dez’mani, Zelena, A’zailea, Zenya, Mayleigh, Marijana, and Damien; his loving parents Howard and Pamela Weinfurter; his sister Sheri (Paul) Simone; mother-in-law Margarita Yurk; special uncle Keith Cerasoli; uncle Wayne Cerasoli; sister-in-law Chris (Rick) Flood; brother-in-law Dennis (Shelly) Yurk; brother-in-law Thom (Wendy) Yurk; sister-in-law Rosa Chavez; sister-in-law Diana (Sean) McMillin; sister-in-law Pam (Mark) Richter; sister-in-law Amy (Dan) Kiedrowski. He was blessed to be survived by many wonderful nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, and many special friends.

Steven was preceded in death by his father-in-law Fred Yurk; grandparents Dick and Ellen Cerasoli; and Ed and Viola Weinfurter.

A celebration of his life will be on Wednesday, August 1, 2018, at 6:00 p.m. at Ballhorn Chapels, 1201 N. 8th Street, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, with Rev. Greg Whelton officiating. Friends may call on Wednesday, at the funeral home, from 3:00 p.m. until the time of service. Please visit to sign the guestbook.

His family would like to thank Dr. Zacharias/Amy May and their team, and all the nurses for their support; and to his wonderful friends and neighbors for their continued support during the difficult times.

Services Rendered by: Ballhorn Funeral Chapels

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