Harold Steinmetz

Harold Steinmetz


September 26, 1939 - July 8, 2023


Harold Steinmetz, 83, of Mitchell, SD, passed away Saturday, July 8, 2023, at Firesteel Healthcare Center in Mitchell. A visitation will be Wednesday, July 12, from 5-7:00 PM at Bittner Funeral Chapel with a 6:30 PM prayer service. Burial will be at a later date at Graceland Cemetery in Howard.

Harold Steinmetz was born on September 26, 1939, in Farmer, SD, to the late Mike and Marie (Scherer) Steinmetz. He was predeceased by his wife, Mary Ann; siblings Delores, Alice, and Richard; and granddaughter, Zabrina. Harold’s beloved son, John, also predeceased him. He is survived by his children: Tami (Randy) Young, Mitchell, SD; Gerald Steinmetz, Mitchell, SD; Kim (Dave) Nerud Clear Lake, SD; Jim (Jen) Steinmetz, Mt Vernon, SD; (Kristen) Steinmetz, Howard, SD; 17 grandchildren, 41 great grandchildren, and 4 great-great grandchildren; sisters: Theresa Degen, Sioux Falls, SD; Donna Zahrndt, Salem, SD; and Diane Clark, Mesa AZ; sister-in-law, Carol Steinmetz, Farmer, SD. Additionally, he is survived by numerous nieces and nephews and their families.

Harold was married to Mary Ann (Hendricksen) Steinmetz 1960-1963 and Betty (Marken) Steinmetz 1964-1996. Harold spent his working years doing a variety of occupations including farming, meat packing, auto mechanic, tractor salvage, lawn care, and he had various other talents...too many to list.  He enjoyed fishing, hunting, stock car racing, playing bingo, and spending time with family and grandchildren.

The family requests no flowers. If you would like to make a donation in his honor, please choose Helping Heart Heroes, St. Jude’s, or your favorite charity.


Wednesday, July 12, 2023
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
6:30 PM Prayer Service

Bittner Funeral Chapel
805 W Havens Ave
Mitchell, SD 57301


Graceland Cemetery
Howard, SD

Posted by Shirley Wilfong on July 12, 2023
Dear Tammy..you proably don't remember me,but I was married to your uncle Richard,your Moms brother..I knew your Dad from thier marraige,have'nt seen him in years..want to say how sorry I am to hear of his passing.My tho ughts & prayers are with you!
Posted by Barb V on July 11, 2023
Gerald, I am sorry for your loss. May your Dad Rest In Peace and you find comfort with your Higher Power.
Posted by Melissa Mentele on July 10, 2023
I'm so sorry for the loss of your dad and grandpa he will be missed .My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Posted by Joyce Swagger on July 10, 2023
Gerald, Sorry to hear of your loss. Turn to God for comfort. He awaits with open arms! Praying for you and your family.
Posted by Charlie and Vicki Larson on July 10, 2023
So sorry for your loss, may God give you peace.
Posted by Mary Beth Sik on July 10, 2023
So sorry for your loss. Thoughts and Prayers❤️
Posted by Nancy Van Wyhe and Eugene Hlavac on July 10, 2023
I’m so sorry for your loss. You will be in our prayers at this time.
Posted by Uncle Vern and Luis on July 9, 2023
Tammy, Gerald, Kim and Jim: We want to offer our deepest sympathy to you all and your families. We are very sorry to hear of your father passing and want you to all know are thoughts and prayers are with you all. This morning at church we had your father name mentioned at the time of Holy Communion. We will also be making a donation in his memory at St. Jude's children hospital. Wish we could be with you at time but you will be in our thoughts and prayers. God Bless you all always. Uncle Vern & Luis
Posted by Bill brown on July 9, 2023
Harold and I were good friends from the day we worked together for a few years we even had a few beers together we were just good friends REST IN PEACE BUDDY.
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