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Elden Lawrence "Al" Steenerson
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Birth: Feb. 6, 1916
Climax
Polk County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Oct. 11, 1990
Oklahoma City
Oklahoma County
Oklahoma, USA

Al grew up in Crookston, Minnesota as one of eight children. He was 100% Norwegian blood.. His father was Simon Steenerson and his mother was Julia Grovum. He came to Oklahoma as a teen to live with his older sister, Tinka Olson Long. He was a lover of motorcycles and didn't own a car until he was thirty years old. WWII came along and Elden "Al" served in the U S Navy, being in the South Pacific for 4 years, as the battle for that area was fought.
He worked all his life as a truck driver and member of Teamsters #886.
He married Kay McElhaney April 6, 1960 and they had two sons Christopher Lee & Eric Ian Steenerson.
He was a popular square dance caller and teacher for 22 years. At one time he called for six Square Dance Clubs. Three in Oklahoma City, three others in Jones, Kingfisher &
Enid, Oklahoma.He was noted for his singing style calls. He was an artist in wood and stained glass. Al was a man who always had a project going. He and his father-in law built a cabin and Sand Point, Lake Texhoma. Before that he owned a boat house called Villa Aqua on Little Glasses, Lake Texhoma. Al was a great husband and worked hard to give his sons a good life. He was a doting grandfather to Shawn Falk & Aaron M Steenerson. In retirement he loved to go to Flea Markets. He had a booth at the Public Market in Oklahoma City. He was a very smart person and liked hard crossword puzzles. A Movie buff and loved to go to he movies. He was very good with finances. He had a great sense of humor and yet a stoic Norwegian nature. We miss him every day and all he added to our lives. 
 
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 Parents:
  Simon Ludvick Steenerson (1879 - 1963)
  Julia Grovum Steenerson (1889 - 1978)
 
 Spouse:
  Kay Elise McElhaney Steenerson Franklin (1938 - ____)
 
 Siblings:
  Archie Obert Olson (1907 - 1978)**
  Elden Lawrence Steenerson (1916 - 1990)
  Omer D. Steenerson (1919 - 1998)*
  Maxine T. Steenerson Ogaard (1925 - 1993)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Note: walkway on north
 
Burial:
IOOF Cemetery
Norman
Cleveland County
Oklahoma, USA
Plot: sec 5d, lot 1
GPS (lat/lon): 35.24716, -97.43893
 
Maintained by: Kay Steenerson Franklin
Originally Created by: Robert Bennett
Record added: Apr 02, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 35446010
Elden Lawrence Al Steenerson
Added by: Kay Steenerson Franklin
 
Elden Lawrence Al Steenerson
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Elden Lawrence Al Steenerson
Added by: Kay Steenerson Franklin
 
 
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- Robert Bennett
 Added: Mar. 7, 2012
 
 
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