Steven Lau

Obituary of Steven John Lau

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   Armour - Steven Lau, 60, died at Sanford Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD on Saturday, November 27, 2021. Funeral service will be Thursday, December 2, 2021 at 10:30 AM at St. Peter Lutheran Church near Armour with burial following in St. Peter Lutheran Cemetery near Armour. Visitation will be Wednesday, December 1, 2021 from 5 - 7 PM at St. Peter Lutheran Church near Armour with a prayer service at 7:00 PM. 

   Steven John Lau was born on May 4, 1961 to Marvin and Alma (Drefs) Lau in Parkston, SD. He attended country school through the 8th grade, then graduated from Armour High School  in 1979. He attended SDSU in Brookings, SD for a year before returning to the family farm to farm with his dad. In 1983, he met the love of his life, Sandra Reinesch. The couple were married on October 26, 1984 at Holy Family Catholic Church in Mitchell. To this union, 4 children were born, Emily, Ryan, Courtney and Trevor. The couple purchased their farm near Delmont where they farmed until Steve passed away. Steve was a member of St. Peter Lutheran Church where he served on the council, taught Sunday School and was a youth group leader. He served on the Belmont Township Board for many years and was a county commissioner. He enjoyed reading, hunting and trap shooting. Steve enjoyed spending time with his family as he was proud of his children's  accomplishments and was a proud grandpa. He enjoyed making brunch for his family on  Sunday's after church. Steve read his bible every morning and was a prayer warrior, praying for anyone in need. He enjoyed all God's creations, especially watching the crops grow and all God provides his people. Steve passed away on Saturday, November 27, 2021 at Sanford Hospital in Sioux Falls after a long battle with cancer at the age of 60.

   He is survived by his wife, Sandy of 37 years, of Armour, SD, 4 children, Emily (Jason) Von Eye of Mitchell, SD, Ryan (Denae) Lau of Forbes, ND, Courtney (Logan) Sorenson of Ethan, SD and Trevor (special friend, Kendal Hook) of Armour, SD, grandchildren, Haylie, Kelsey, David, Chelsea, Kristin and Kody, father, Marvin Lau of Armour, SD, sister, Elizabeth (Patrick) Weber of Parkston, SD, and 2 brothers, Aaron (Kathleen) Lau of Corsica, SD and Benjamin (Christine) Lau of Armour, SD.

   He was preceded in death by his mother, Alma Lau on July, 17, 2021, sister-in-law, Kristin Lau, and in-laws, James and Shirley Reinesch.

Wednesday
1
December

Visitation

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wednesday, December 1, 2021
St. Peter Lutheran Church
39695 SD HWY 44
Armour, South Dakota, United States
Wednesday
1
December

Prayer Service

7:00 pm
Wednesday, December 1, 2021
St. Peter Lutheran Church
39695 SD HWY 44
Armour, South Dakota, United States
Thursday
2
December

Funeral Service

10:30 am
Thursday, December 2, 2021
St. Peter Lutheran Church
39695 SD HWY 44
Armour, South Dakota, United States
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