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Sang S."Uni" Steinkraus

Sang S."Uni" Steinkraus

March 7, 2020

Sang S. “Uni” Steinkraus, 63, of Bloomer, passed away Saturday, March 7,2020 at Marshfield Medical Center in Eau Claire.

Uni was born March 26,1956 in South Korea to Gang and Gav (Kim) Yi. She met David Steinkraus in the spring of 1978 in South Korea, while Dave was stationed there with the US Army. She then moved to the United States upon Dave’s return state side. They married July 19, 1986 in Colfax, WI.

Uni is survived by her husband, Dave of Bloomer; Daughter, Samantha (Cody Johnson) Steinkraus of Orange Park, Florida; Mother in law, Marion Knutson of Eau Claire; Sisters in Law, Bev Christianson of Eau Claire, Gloria (Kirk) Kwallek of Chetek; numerous nieces and nephews and extended family in South Korea.

Uni began her career in 1987 at Jennie-O Turkey Store, formerly known as Jerome’s, and worked as an equipment operator. She retired from there after 32 years in July of 2019. Uni loved her job and working with her co-workers. She was an avid Green Bay Packers fan and enjoyed traveling with her family to Lambeau Field and different football stadiums across the country to watch the Packers play. They also enjoyed visiting different theme parks on family vacations. She loved to visit with her Korean friends that live nearby. Her family was most important to her and she loved Dave and Samantha dearly.

A memorial service will take place at 4:00 PM, Friday March 13, 2020 at Thompson Funeral Home in Bloomer. Pastor Martin Halom will officiate. Visitation will be held prior to the service at the funeral home from 2:00 – 4:00 PM. Burial will take place at Manchester Cemetery at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in honor of Uni can be given to any cancer research organization of the donor’s choice. More information can be found at https://www.charitywatch.org/top-rated-charities/cancer

Thompson Funeral Home and Chippewa Valley Cremation Services is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences can be left at www.thompsonfuneralhome.com


Visitation will be held at Thompson Funeral Home from 2:00 – 4:00 PM, Friday March 13, 2020.


A memorial service will take place at Thompson Funeral Home at 4:00 PM, Friday March 13, 2020.

Florist Information

Bloomer Floral - All flowers should be delivered to the funeral home by 12 p.m. Friday


  • Ruth Ann Parker David
    I was so very sorry to hear about Uni. I know she was a very brave woman and I also know she loved you very much! My thoughts and sympathies are with you.
    Aunt Ruth Ann Parker

    March 13 at 4:41pm

  • Sharon Lind David - Please know that our thoughts and sympathies will be with you and Samantha during this time even though we will be able to attend services. Uni will certainly be missed. With love, Greg & Sharon

    March 12 at 12:33pm

  • Gregory Hagberg So sorry for your loss, prayers are sent for your family

    March 10 at 9:36am

  • Jimmy $ Kelly Slawter So sorry Dave and family for your loss.

    March 10 at 7:58AM

  • Nanc Krahenbuhl My thoughts to you Dave, I will always remember you walking me to HR when my son Adam died. You were the best supervisor. Thinking of you during your loss. Nanc Krahenbuhl

    March 9 at 7:42PM

  • Michelle L. Flint I'm so very sorry to hear of Uni's passing. Dave and Samantha, you are in my prayers!! I worked with Uni and Dave for many years and I loved seeing Uni and all of the energy she brought to the workplace!! She will be missed!!

    March 9 at 7:21PM

  • Darla Garner Dear Dave, Sami and family, please accept my heartfelt condolences. Uni was truly a friend. I loved working with her and we always had fun. I'm sorry for your loss. I have so many beautiful memories of her. The one that stands out the most to me right now was the day she became a US citizen. She was so excited and so very happy! Uni was a friend to every one that knew her. God bless your family.

    March 9 at 4:03PM

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