In loving memory of

Steven John Thesing
October 10, 1949 - September 3, 2020

On Thursday, September 3, 2020, Steven John Thesing passed into eternal life surrounded by his family. Steve was a life long resident of Lewiston. He was born October 10th, 1949 to Ted and Evelyn Thesing, the 8th of 10 sons. He attended schools in Lewiston, finishing his school career in 1969. He worked the family farm with his Dad until 1994 when he moved into Lewiston. He lived a number of years with his brother John (Linda), and for a short time, before his death, with his brother Phil (Jo).
Steve was a simple man who touched many people, always ready with a smile. He worked at Hubbard Turkey Processing, Amish Ovens, and a number of years, at ORC. He amassed many friends.
He was especially loved by his nieces and nephews. Steve enjoyed them all at any age. He was known for hiding their possessions, teasing them about monkeys, and treating them with sticks of gum. As a youngster, his Mom and Dad shared stories of his mischievous nature.
Steve loved to drive his car and enjoyed his trips through the countryside. He would report back to family and friends about conditions of crops and what farmers were busy doing.
Steve is survived by his 8 brothers and their families. Roger and Betty Thesing, Utica, Fr. Gilbert Thesing, OP, Lagos, Nigeria, Africa, Dick and Linda Thesing, Rochester, Fr. Ken Thesing, MM, Rome , Italy, Dan and Betsy Thesing, Windermere, Fla., Mike and Georgia Thesing, Osakis, MN., Phil and Jo Thesing, Lewiston, John and Linda Thesing, Minnesota City, and many nieces and nephews. Also special friends, Dave and Lori Beck, Winona.
He was proceeded in death by his parents, brother and sister in law, Don and Marlys, and special friend Gene Erickson.
Funeral services will be held at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Lewiston, on Friday, Sept. 11, 2020, at 11:00 a.m. Modified visitation will be 1 hour before services. Graveside services will follow in St Rose of Lima Catholic Cemetery immediately following the mass. CDC guidelines for masks and social distancing will be followed.
Memorials will be directed to organizations for persons with special needs and St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church.
Trusted to the care of Hoff Family Funeral Homes. Please share a memory of Steve, sign his online guestbook and view his video tribute when it becomes available at www.hofffuneral.com.

Tributes

jill mueller wrote on Sep 10, 2020:

"Sure enjoyed Steve,he always had humor ,he would always ask What is your dog or Kevin doing? I always enjoyed talking with him.He truly was one of a kind. Kevin and Jill RIP Steve"

jill mueller wrote on Sep 10, 2020:

"Sure enjoyed Steve,he always had humor ,he would always ask What is your dog or Kevin doing? I always enjoyed talking with him.He truly was one of a kind. Kevin and Jill RIP Steve"

jill mueller wrote on Sep 10, 2020:

"Sure enjoyed Steve,he always had humor ,he would always ask What is your dog or Kevin doing? I always enjoyed talking with him.He truly was one of a kind. Kevin and Jill RIP Steve"

Richard Fischer wrote on Sep 10, 2020:

"This man had a heart of gold. In the years passed I would often run into Steve guaranteed to leave the conversation having to had several good feelings with lots of laughs. My deepest sympathy to all the family. I\'m sure he will be missed. Until we meet again R.I.P. "

Margaret Beech wrote on Sep 9, 2020:

"To the family of Steve my deepest sympathy on the loss of Steve....He was always a friendly person and liked to visit when he met you....May he Rest In Peace..."

Robert LANGE wrote on Sep 8, 2020:

"Enjoyed knowing,Steve. Sorry for your loss... "

Sheri Schell wrote on Sep 8, 2020:

"Was so sorry to hear of your loss of Steve, he was a distant cousin of mine and I always remember as a kid growing up visiting his family farm and all his brothers, I remember Steve as a friendly guy, always had a smile on his face! May he rest in peace now. Sheri Schell "

Jackie Stevens wrote on Sep 6, 2020:

"Mr. Thesing- May you rest in peace and continue your walks above looking below. I enjoyed working with you and your laugh. May you be at peace now. You will be missed by many. Keep us in your sights. Keep us safe. Jackie Stevens"

Brenda Rausch wrote on Sep 6, 2020:

"Steve was such an outgoing guy. Loved to talk to him whenever I could. RIP."

Bill Hoffman wrote on Sep 5, 2020:

"The Hoffman family extends our sympathy to all of the Thesing family. God bless all"

Sandy wrote on Sep 5, 2020:

"Steve was a buddy and friend for life. He was also a classmate of mine. No matter where we would run into each other, Lewiston or at Walmart we would always get to talk. So friendly to everyone. John and Linda took such good care of him. R I P Stevie."

Sandy wrote on Sep 5, 2020:

"Steve was a buddy and friend for life. He was also a classmate of mine. No matter where we would run into each other, Lewiston or at Walmart we would always get to talk. So friendly to everyone. John and Linda took such good care of him. R I P Stevie."