Steven R. Furney, age 68, died Saturday afternoon, November 3, 2012, at his Meade residence.
He was born January 21, 1944, at Hastings, Minnesota, the son of Wilbur and Lois Furney. A resident of Meade since 1984, he was a self-employed mechanic and worked for the Meade County Sheriffs Department and for the Meade Thriftway grocery store.
He enjoyed taking care of his animals and spending time with family and friends.
On August 15, 1970, he married Olive Nichols at Omaha, Nebraska. She surivives.
Other survivors include:
Four brothers, John Furney of Minnesota
Tom Furney of Seattle, Washington
Dave Furney of Seattle, Washington
Jim Furney of Minnesota
Two sisters, Betty Furney of Tucson, Arizona
Teresa Felty of Hastings, Minnesota
He is preceded in death by his parents and two brothers.
Private family graveside services will be held at a later date. Friends may call from 9:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. Tuesday and from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Wednesday at Fidler-Orme-Bachman Mortuary, Meade.
In lieu of flowers the family would welcome memorials to the Humane Society in care of the funeral home.
Personal condolences may be given to the family at www.fidleromebachmanmortuary.com