Benjamin Dale Steen, 75, Osage City: Dec. 20, 1945 – March 16, 2021 – Osage County Online | Osage County News

Benjamin Dale Steen, 75, Osage City: Dec. 20, 1945 – March 16, 2021

OSAGE CITY, Kan. – Benjamin Dale Steen, 75, died March 16, 2021, at his home. He was born Dec. 20, 1945, to Alfred H. and Esther L. “Willits” Steen.

He graduated from Osage City High School in 1963.

He was a United States Marine Corps combat wounded veteran, who fought in the battle of Hue City during the 1968 Tet Offensive. He was honorably discharged as a sergeant. After his discharge, most of his life was spent as a self-employed entrepreneur.

Survivors include his brother, Neil Steen; sister, Phyllis Lawless; and nephews, Patrick and Kelly Lawless. He was preceded in death by his parent; sister, Rena Irwin; and nephews, Kirk Irwin and Clancey Lawless.

Due to COVID-19 private family services will be held. Memorials can be made to Topeka VA Medical Center GPF 9163 for the Colmery-O’Neil VA Medical Center, Voluntary Service Program Office, and sent in care of VanArsdale Funeral Chapel, 107 N. Sixth St., Osage City, KS 66523.

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