Steve Shutt, age 63, of Yankton, South Dakota, died Saturday, December 9, 2017, at his home in Yankton.
A memorial service will be 10:30 AM on Wednesday, December 13, 2017, at the Wintz & Ray Funeral Home in Yankton with Reverend Dani Jo Ninke officiating. The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the Wintz & Ray Funeral Home.
Steve Shutt was born August 22, 1954, in Yankton, South Dakota, to Delbert and Gladys (Robbins) Shutt. He grew up in Yankton and graduated from Yankton High School in 1972. He then attended the University of South Dakota until he began working on oil rigs in Texas. He married Toni Johnson in January of 1976 in Yankton and together had one son, Andrew. They moved back to Yankton and Steve worked at S & T Sandblasting, M & M Construction and also worked with his father as a beekeeper for a few years. He married Donna Heimes on May 18, 2002 in Yankton and then moved to Spearfish, South Dakota where they managed the Best Western in Spearfish. They moved back to Yankton in 2012 and Steve worked in sales at Meade Lumber.
Steve was a very straight forward man who spoke his mind and had a wonderful sense of humor. He enjoyed bowling, golfing, watching football, hunting, fishing, and loved spending time with his friends. He loved his family and always put them first.
Survivors include his wife, Donna Shutt of Yankton; son, Andrew Shutt of Des Moines, Iowa; step-son, Justus McShannon of San Leandro, California; three brothers: David Shutt of Yankton; Dean (Linda) Shutt of Eagle Grove, Iowa; and Ron (Mary) Shutt of Sioux Falls, South Dakota; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
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Dave, Ron, my thoughts are with you and my sympathy to you and all of Steve's family and friends, My the peace of our Father be with you all.
So sorry to hear about Steve. Thanks to Donna who posted his passing on Facebook or I might not have found out. Would love to know more. I was not aware he was sick. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and his friends. Is there a memorial in his name?
Mona Shutt McConnaughey
our deepest sympathy to the family of Steve Shutt may god give them strength thru this sad time!!And know family and friends are there for support and love!!!
I met Steve at Mead Lumber soon after we moved to Vermillion. He was a super guy and treated me as if he had known me forever. I was quite saddened to learn of his passing and considered him a friend even that I only knew him for a couple of years. He will be missed.
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