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Steve Charles Tiessen "Baah Daash", 69, of Cloquet, Minnesota, passed away suddenly on Saturday, February 16, 2019. He was born July 12, 1949, in Cloquet to Edward DuFault and Betty Tiessen. Steve was an enrolled member of the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa.
Steve worked for Fond du Lac for many years, most recently for Fond du Lac Housing. He enjoyed gambling, ricing, four-wheeling, bowling, and spending time with his grandkids.
Steve is welcomed to the spirit world by his father and mother, brother Ed, step-daughter Jana, grandson Brandon, and niece Tanaya. He will be forever missed by his partner Gwen; son Steven; step-daughter Marella; brothers Jeff, Russ, Rick, and John Henry; sisters Candace, Sandra, Cindy and Roxanne; 12 grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers for Steve are Keith Diver Jr., Keith Diver Sr., Alvin Reynolds, Daniel LaPrairie, Matthew Petite, and Jason Brown. Honorary Pallbearers are Gary Martineau, Vincent (Butch) Martineau, Albert (Joe) Martineau, John Henry Mcmillen, Russ Rule, Jeff Tiessen, and Rick Tiessen.
A wake for Steve will begin Tuesday, February 19, 2019, at 7:00pm at the Sawyer Center in Sawyer, Minnesota. The wake will continue until the funeral service at 10:00am at the Center.