Steven W. Dansereau, 64, Oconto Falls, died suddenly Sunday, May 8, 2022 at St. Vincent Hospital following complications from a stroke. He was born July 22, 1957 in Ware, MA to Harold and Ann (Luscomb) Dansereau. As a teenager, Steve moved with his family to the Abrams area and graduated from Oconto Falls High School with the class of 1976. On October 27, 1979 he married Diane Freward and they had three children.
Steve lived in the area most of his life where he drove semi-truck for 41 years, most recently as a regional driver for Paper Transport until retiring. He was a member of the NRA and as a 4-Wheel enthusiast, belonged to the Dusty Trail 4-Wheeler Club. Steve also enjoyed camping, hunting, fishing, riding his Harley and helping the Oconto Falls Area Cycling Association make and maintain their trails. Steve was always happy when spending time with his kids and grandkids.
Survivors are his two children, Ashley (Devin) Wirtz, Oconto Falls; Scott (Pam) Dansereau, Kewaunee; four grandchildren, Lilliona, Mikyla, Parker and Wyatt Dansereau; one sister, Christine DesJarlis, Green Bay; one brother, Bob (Mary) Dansereau, Abrams; nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, infant daughter Allison, one brother Wayne, brother-in-law Norb DesJarlis and his beloved dog and trucking partner, Oscar.
Visitation with the urn present will take place after 3:00 pm Friday, May 20, 2022 at Jones Funeral Service in Oconto Falls until the time of service. A service of remembrance will take place at 7:00 pm Friday at the funeral home with Deb Barlament officiating. Burial will take place at a later date in Brookside Cemetery, Town of Pensaukee.
In lieu of other expressions of sympathy, memorials may be made to a local humane society or to a person’s favorite outdoor project.
Steve always put others first and was known as being selfless, his final act of kindness was an organ donor. Steve’s family would like to thank the doctors, nurses and staff of St. Vincent Hospital and the UW-Madison transplant team for their care and support.