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Frank S. Stepan

Frank S. Stepan

Frank S. Stepan, 89, of Superior, died Sunday, April 15, 2018.

Frank was born on Nov. 16, 1928 in Breitung Township, MN the son of Martin and Katherine Stepan.

He graduated from Tower- Soudan High School in Northern MN. Frank served his country in the Army as a medic from 1946-1949. Following his service, he earned his undergraduate degree from the UMD and his Master's Degree from Texas A&M. He taught at Superior Central High School and Central Junior High School.

He was a member of Cathedral of Christ the King and the Polish Club. He enjoyed gardening, fishing, and loved Polka music.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Dolores (nee Chudecke); a son Gary Stepan; brothers and sister, Martin, Joseph, Paul, John, Jacob, Aloys, and Katherine

Frank is survived by his children, Terri (Bill) Cranmer of Tempe, AZ and Allan (Wendy Johnson) Stepan of Superior; brother, John Stepan of Seattle, WA and sister, Mary (Len) Greving of Crystal, MN.

Visitation will be held on Friday, April 20th from 10:00 a.m. until the 11:00 a.m. Funeral Mass at Cathedral of Christ the King Church. Rev. Fr. Andrew P. Ricci will officiate. Burial will be in St. Williams Cemetery at a later date.

The family would like to give a special thank you to the staff at Villa Marina Health and Genesis Rehab and Essentia St. Mary's Medical Center staff in Duluth.

In lieu of flowers please send a gift to Essentia Hospice

Downs Funeral Home, 1617 N 19th Street, is assisting the family with arrangements. To sign the online guestbook please visit