Steve is survived by his wife, Jennifer; daughter, Allison; mother, Aldora; four-legged friend, Dot; sisters, Charlotte (David) Ellison and Shannah (Randy) Peterson; brother, Charles (Jean) Draheim; nephews, Justin (Mallory) Graham-Ellison, Benjamin (Elizabeth) Peterson and Brad Peterson; nieces, Kristin (Rick) Willers and Michelle Peterson and her fiancé’ Jake Calleja; great nephews, Andrew, Michael and Luke Peterson, and Wyatt Willers; parents-in-law, Warren and Gretchen Hatfield; and brother-in-law, Dan (Ro) Hatfield.
Steve was preceded in death by his best friend and loving, devoted father, Stanley “Pa” Draheim. Steven’s remains will be transported home to Minnesota where he will be interred with his father.
A Celebration of the Life of Steven Draheim will be 7 p.m. Thursday at in the Rupel Jones Theatre, located at 563 Elm Ave. on the OU campus. There will be an opportunity to share memories and stories and a reception will follow. Brightly colored attire is encouraged. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the OU Foundation designated for the Steven Draheim Lighting Design Scholarship.
Norman Transcript, Monday, Aug. 12, 2013