Steve Harris, age 54, of Cambridge died September 28, 2014 at home. A Memorial Mass will be held at 10:00 A.M. Thursday, October 2nd at Christ the King Catholic Church in Cambridge with Fr. Don Wagner as Celebrant. A time for visiting will be held one hour prior.
Steve L. Harris of Cambridge, died on Sunday, September 28, 2014 at the age of 54.
He was born on September 29, 1959 to LuVerne (Bucky) and June Harris in Willmar, Minnesota. Steve grew up in Maple Grove and graduated from Osseo High School.
In 1979, Steve married Lori Marcotte. Their daughter Rita was born in 1980 and Annie was born in 1982. In 1985, they moved to the Pine City area, where they lived until 2003. During the summer of 2003, Steve and Lori built their dream home in Cambridge where they have lived since.
Steve started his truck driving career at Budget Power in 1979 and continued driving truck for various companies until 1991. He then attended NEI College of Technology, graduated with a degree, and began a new career in the information technology field. Steve’s most recent employment was with Benedictine Health Systems in Cambridge.
Up until his recent illness, Steve lived life to the fullest. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, travelling, and golfing. He also enjoyed spending time with his wife, Lori, their two daughters and sons-in law, Rita and Andy, and Ann and Michael, and their grandchildren, Casey and Miranda, as well as a large extended family and many friends.
He is survived by his wife Lori of Cambridge, daughter Rita (Andy) Harris-Shermer, daughter Annie (Michael) Peters; two grandchildren, Casey and Miranda Shermer; mother June (Earl) Gifford; brothers Paul (Jenny) Harris, Jeff (Judy) Harris, Bob (Shelby) Harris; sisters Jeannette (Jim) Gunnerson, Cathy Harris; father-in-law Ed Marcotte; sisters-in-law Deb (Rick) Ponto, Mary Marcotte, Joni Marcotte, Susie (Dave) Bruce, Shelly Nelson; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, uncles, and friends.
Steve was preceded in death by his father, Luverne Harris; Grandmother Goldie Strootman; and mother-in law Evelyn Marcotte.