Joe Steblay, 59, died Wednesday, June 6, 2012, from sudden, aggressive lung cancer.
He was born Feb. 14, 1953, in Princeton. He graduated from Elk River High School and attended the University of Minnesota and Anoka Technical College. He moved to Tucson, Ariz. in 1982.
Mr. Steblay worked as an auto technician for Elk River Ford, Selby Lincoln-Mercury and Jim Click Lincoln-Mercury, where he received many awards for his work.
He enjoyed jeeping, boating, camping and restoring vehicles.
He is survived by brothers, Bob (Nancy) and Rick (Maura) Steblay, and sister, Toni (Tom) McMillin, all of Minnesota, and six nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Mabel and Joe Steblay.
Memorials in his name may be made to Home Instead, 3208 N. Tucson Blvd., Tucson, Ariz. 85716 or Heartland Hospice. Arrangements were made by Bring’s Broadway Chapel, bringfuneralhome.com.