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Mitchel G. "Mick" Stethem

Obituary Information

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Date: Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Time: 1:00-2:00 P.M.

Worlein Funeral Home
Austin, MN


Date: Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Time: 2:00 P.M.

Worlein Funeral Home Chapel
Austin, MN


Oakwood Cemetery
Austin, MN



Mitchel “Mick” G. Stethem, age 84 of Austin, Minnesota died Thursday, June 22, 2017 at Mayo Clinic Hospital Rochester, Saint Marys Campus.  Mitchel was born July 2, 1932 to Cecil and Alice (Fellwock) Stethem in Fonda, Iowa.  Mick grew up and attended school in Marathon, Iowa.  He entered military service in the United States Navy in 1950 during the Korean Conflict.  Following his honorable discharge in 1954 he returned to Minneapolis, Minnesota and began a long career as a semi-truck driver.  Mick was united in marriage to Carol Bostrack on May 2, 1959 in Storm Lake, Iowa.  They resided in Minneapolis where Mick worked many years for Hunt Trucking, and various other companies in Minneapolis and St. Paul before retiring in 1996. In retirement, Mick volunteered his time at the VA Medical Center in Minneapolis.  He and Carol enjoyed working estate sales, and delivering meals on wheels.  They especially enjoyed time spent at their hobby farm near Chatfield.  He was a longtime member of Teamsters #120 in St. Paul, and VFW Post #1216 in Austin.

Mick is survived by his wife Carol; daughters Cindy Stethem and Susan (Hector) Aguilar; grandchildren Jamie and Samantha and great granddaughter Ivy; siblings Richard (Pat) Stethem, Karen (John) Solis, Jimmy (Shirley) Stethem, Linda Stethem; sisters-in-law Kathy (Greg) Brown, Jane Ryan; special neighbors Dick and Donna Klug and Vince and Carol Pieper. He was preceded in death by his parents; siblings Billy Stethem, Donna ReMillard, Pat McLain; father-in-law and mother-in-law Clifford and Melba Bostrack.  Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.worlein.com.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at Worlein Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Mark Niethammer officiating.  Visitation will be held Tuesday afternoon from 1:00 to 2:00 P.M. prior to the service at the funeral home.  Interment will be in Oakwood Cemetery with military honors by VFW Post 1216 of Austin.  Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.worlein.com

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