Steven Harsila

Steven Harsila

NEGAUNEE, MI – Steven Howard Harsila, 60, of Carr St., Negaunee, passed away Sunday night, December 8, 2019 at UP Health System Bell.

Steve was born June 5, 1959 in Ishpeming to Howard and June (Jordan) Harsila and graduated from Westwood High School, Class of 1977. Following graduation, he proudly served in the United States Navy.

Steve was employed by Marquette County at Sawyer International Airport with the airport maintenance crew. His second home was in his plow truck on the runway and he also served on the crash, fire and rescue squad.

He was a talented handyman whether it came to construction, building, welding or any other projects. Steve was one of a kind with a unique sense of humor. He enjoyed the outdoors, hunting and fishing. Most of all, he was proud of his children and loved following them throughout their sporting careers.

Surviving are his sons: Nicholas Hewitt and Zak Harsila, both of Marquette; daughters: Holly (Billy) Holliday of Dubuque, IA and Kassy Harsila, Ft. Rucker, AL; grandchildren: Legend Hewitt, and Holden and Huxley Holliday; his former wife, Mary Rose Schueller of Dubuque, IA; his parents, Howard and June of Ishpeming; brothers: Stewart and Scott (Jeannie) Harsila, both of Ishpeming; niece, Sarah (Justin) Dale; and a nephews, Danny Harsila.

Honoring Steve’s wishes, no public services will be held.

His memorial page may be viewed at koskeyfuneralhome.com.