Steve Kordell, age 56, of Isanti passed away February 1, 2008 at Our Lady of Good Councel Home in St. Paul. A memorial service will be held at 7:00 P.M. on Thursday, February 7th at Strike Funeral Home – Isanti Chapel with family and friends officiating. A time for visiting will be held 1 hour prior to the service.
Stephen Louis Kordell was born October 27, 1951 at St. Paul, Minnesota to Donald and Agnes (Pihaly) Kordell. He was raised in St. Paul and graduated from Hill Murray High School in 1969. At age 17 Steve started working for Continental Foods, which later became Sysco. He became truck driver for Sysco and was a devoted employee for 31 years. In 1990 Steve moved to Cambridge and a few years later to Isanti. Steve worked at several Isanti businesses, including the Creamery, Isanti BP, the Isanti Liquor Store and Isanti Hardware Hank. Everywhere Steve worked he made numerous friends. He also owned a small woodworking business, “Kordell Kreations”. Besides woodworking, Steve also loved sports and was a huge baseball, football, golf, monster truck and NASCAR fan. He also enjoyed country western music and his cowboy boots. His fun personality and smile will be missed dearly by his family and many friends.
Steve Kordell passed away February 1, 2008 at Our Lady of Good Counsel in St. Paul from cancer at the age of 56 years, 3 months and 5 days. He was preceded in death by his parents, Donald and Agnes, and by a brother, Joe.
Steve is survived by one son, Jake Kordell of Isanti; one daughter, Krystal Kordell of Woodbury; two step-sons, Brian Erickson (Joy Delaney) of Cambridge, and Brad Erickson (Tina) of Blaine; one step-daughter, Christine Erickson of Isanti; two sisters, Sue Traux (Bob) of Maryland, and Karen Kordell (Paul Bednarek) of Oakdale; by two step-grandchildren, Blake and Brady as well as two more on the way; by many other relatives and friends.