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Date of Passing: Feb 28, 2023Offer Condolences or Memory
Byron Cowell Steen passed away in the early morning of February 28, 2023 at the Carberry Plains Health Centre. Byron was the son of Milton and Eva Steen of the Carberry area. Born and raised on the family farm, he attended the Stinson School, the Gregg School and Carberry Collegiate. In 1968 he married Betty Campbell and they took over the family farm near Gregg. They raised two sons, Blaine and Blair. Byron was a charter member of the Carberry Elks and served as lodge president as well as a term as President of the Manitoba Elks. He was faithful member of the Carberry United Church and sang in the choir for many years. A long-term member of the Carberry Agricultural Society, he served as President for several years including the Carberry Centennial. Byron was a competitive curler for his entire adult life travelling to bonspiels, near and far.
Byron leaves to mourn wife Betty; son Blaine (Lisa), son Blair (Marla) and grandchildren, Brodey, Miles, Grayson and Ellas. He was predeceased by all his brothers and sisters and their partners with the exceptions of Linda Steen and Pat Steen. He is also survived by his sister and brother-in-law, Bernice and Norman Campbell and many nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, a donation can be made to the Carberry United Church or the Carberry and Area Foundation.
A funeral service will take place on Saturday, March 11, 2023 at 2:00 p.m. in the Carberry United Church, Carberry, Manitoba. Interment to take place in the Carberry Plains Cemetery.
White’s Funeral Home (Neepawa-Minnedosa-Carberry) in care of arrangements.
As published in Brandon Sun on Mar 04, 2023
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