Steven Pihelgas Funeral Held December 12

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middle name is Mihkel
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Thursday, December 20, 1973
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Steven Pihelgas Funeral Held December 12

Funeral services for Steven Pihelgas, 14, who as killed Sunday, December 9 in a tractor accident in Lyle, were held Wednesday, December 12 at our Savior's Lutheran church in Lyle with the Rev. Harold Luecke officiating.

Steven Michkel (sic) Pihelgas, the son of Kaljo and Kathleen (Matter) Pihelgas, was born in St. Paul December 28, 1958.

He was baptized at Our Savior's Lutheran church, attended Lyle grade school, and was a freshman at Lyle high school at the time of his death. He was a member of the confirmation class to be confirmed in 1974.

Steven was a First Class Scout of Troop No. 120, was interested in music, science and the outdoors, and assisted his father in his business.

He is survived by his parents, one sister, Julie; his maternal grandmother, Mrs. Henry matter of Austin, nine uncles, five aunts and numerous cousins.

Interment was in Grandview Memorial Gardens in Austin with Rev. Luecke in charge of the committal services.

Relatives attending the funeral from a distance were from Fort Lewis, Wash.; Chicago, Ill.; Toronto, Can.; Independence, Mo.; Fremont, Neb; Dubuque, Iowa; Brooklyn Park, Owatonna, Northfield, Austin and Rose Creek, Minn. and surrounding towns.