Steven Denver WelkenSteven Denver Welken, 39, Valley City, ND passed away August 24, 2013 from injuries sustained in an auto accident near his home.
Steve was born February 13, 1974 in Fargo to Larry and Deloris (Helland) Welken. He was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith and was a member of Faith Lutheran Church in Valley City, ND. Steve graduated from Valley City High School and attended Valley City State University earning a degree in Business Administration with a minor in accounting. He worked briefly for Great Plains Software in Fargo, ND before joining Grotberg Electric Inc. in Valley City in 1996. He was named President of Grotberg Electric, Inc. in 2010.