Steven H. Freij

August 17, 1953 ~ February 2, 2020 (age 66)


Steven Harris Freij, 66, of Red Wing, died Sunday, February 2, 2020, at the Lake City Care Center. He was born August 17, 1953, in Red Wing, to Lloyd and Betty (Harris) Freij. He graduated from Red Wing Central High School in 1971 and went on to receive a degree in auto mechanics from the Red Wing and Winona vocational schools. Steve was an avid classic car-enthusiast. He collected and over-saw the restoration of numerous old Chevrolets and was very involved in the Red Wing Bearing Burners Car Club. He was also proud of his Irish heritage and was a member of the Red Wing Irish, having been a past king. Throughout his life, immediate and extended family were very important to Steve, and he cherished his relationships with them.
He is survived by 6 siblings, Janine Freij of Minneapolis, Mark Freij of Minneapolis, Jody Freij-Tonder (Mike Tonder) of Duluth, Jayne Freij (Rob Reid) of Eau Claire, Jennifer Freij (Jim Christiansen) of Minneapolis, Julianne Freij of Red Wing and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Kevin and a nephew, Aaron Freij Tonder.

Memorial service will be 12 p.m. Friday, February 14, 2020 at Mahn Family Funeral Home, Bodelson-Mahn Chapel. Visitation will be for one hour prior to the service. A private family burial will take place at Calvary Cemetery. Memorials are preferred to Toys For Tots Program. Online condolences may be sent to the family at


FEB 14. 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (CST)

Mahn Family Funeral Home - Bodelson-Mahn Chapel
602 Plum St
Red Wing, MN, 55066

Memorial Service

FEB 14. 12:00 PM (CST)

Mahn Family Funeral Home - Bodelson-Mahn Chapel
602 Plum St
Red Wing, MN, 55066

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