Steve Rukavina, 83, of Plymouth passed away Friday, Sept. 14, 2012. He was born Aug. 20, 1929.
He is survived by wife of 56 years, Mary; children, Tom, Sue Johnson and John; grandchildren, Kristi and Tony Johnson; brothers, George and Karl; sister-in-law, Sue Abel and husband Dick; and many other family members and friends.
Steve was a teacher in District 281 for 30 years. Having been born and raised in Ely, "The coolest little town in Minnesota", Steve always enjoyed the lake country.
Private interment is at Fort Snelling National Cemetery.
Memorials may be directed to Sharing and Caring Hands.
Visitation is 10-11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 24, 2012, at St. Joseph Parish Center,
3600 Boone Ave North in New Hope. Funeral service will follow at 11 a.m. on the same day and in the same location.
(Information provided by Gearty-Delmore online.)