Steven Eichhorn



Steven “Ike” Cal Eichhorn, 70, of Stockholm, Wisc., died Wednesday, April 24, 2024 at his home. He was born October 30, 1953 in Minneapolis to Elden and Ada (Stock) Eichhorn. He grew up in Edina and graduated Edina High School, class of 1972. He was part of the 1969 and 1971 State Champion hockey teams. After graduation he attended the University of Minnesota. He worked for the Minnesota State Lottery in sales management. On October 27, 2012 he married Barbara “Barbie” Meyer (Lutz) in Stockholm.

Ike’s faith was deeply important to him. He shared his love of God through Christian Lay Ministries, including, men’s and youth ministry, Promise Keepers, Walk to Emmaus, Charis Prison Ministry, Ekklesia, and ACT.

In his free time, Ike enjoyed spending time on the boat, hunting, fishing and camping. He also enjoyed golf, woodworking, and going to music concerts and festivals. Ike loved his annual trips to Lake Kabetogama with family.

He is survived by his wife, Barbie Eichhorn; son, Jake (Rachel) Eichhorn; daughter, Katie (Alex) Dinsmore; step-children, Justin (Rachael) Bergeman, Troy Eichhorn, and Lisa Schoaf; 5 grandchildren, Maximus Stevens, Adalyn Eichhorn, Ava Eichhorn, Emma Eichhorn, and Myles Dinsmore; siblings, Richard Eichhorn, Sue (Mendal) Mearkle; sister-in-law, Margie Eichhorn; nieces, Karen Mayer, April O’Leary, and Emily Brown.

He is preceded in death by his brother, Roger; stepson, Nathan; niece, Kelly Hays; his uncle, Cal; aunts, Marge and Marion; his parents; as well as other aunts, uncles, and cousins.

A visitation will be from 4-6 p.m., Monday, April 29, 2024 at the Mahn Family Funeral Home, Bodelson-Mahn Chapel, Red Wing. The family will be hosting a celebration of life for Ike on Saturday, May 11, 2024 from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the Wild Wings Plaza in Lake City. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the family. Online condolences may be left for the family at