Steve Drew, age 56, of Egan, SD, passed away on Monday, January 2, 2023 at Avera McKennan Hospital
after a short fight with pancreatic cancer.
Funeral service will be 10:30 AM on Saturday, January 7 th at Rustand-Weiland Funeral Chapel with Rev.
Janice Farrell officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in Colman
Cemetery. Online register book is at
Steven Roy Drew was born July 1, 1966 in Madison, SD to Clark & Betty (Hurley) Drew. He graduated
from Madison High School in 1984 and continued college at Presentation in Aberdeen for a nursing
degree. He transferred to SDSU for a brief time and then moved onto Dakota State University where he
graduated with a degree to be a Respiratory Therapist. Steve began his new job at Mayo in Rochester
and shortly after, met Kara White who he married on April 21, 1990. They made their home in Sioux
Falls while he started working at McKennan Hospital for 12 years and then became branch manager for
Home Oxygen. He worked there for about 10 years, before beginning his new job at the VA, which is
where he was working at the time of his death. They moved from Sioux Falls to the Egan area about 12
years ago.
Steve loved to do his woodworking, fishing, watching hockey, hunting and bowling. He was a devout
SDSU Jackrabbit fan and he loved to play card games, but his favorite one is poker.
He is survived by his wife, Kara of Egan; two daughters-Kaitlyn (Eric) Willard of Salem, SD and Kendra
Drew of Egan; parents-Clark & Betty Drew of Brookings; three brothers-David (Tracey) Drew of Madison,
James (Anna) Drew of Brookings, Chris (Raena) Drew of Brookings and several nieces & nephews.
Preceding him in death are his father-in-law, Bob White; brother-in-law, Shawn White; paternal &
maternal grandparents.