Birth Name: Stephen Gregory Yzerman
Place of Birth: Cranbrook, British Columbia, Canada
Date of Birth: May 9, 1965
Ethnicity: Dutch, German, other
Steve Yzerman is a Canadian professional ice hockey executive and player. He spent his entire NHL playing career with the Detroit Red Wings. He has become a U.S. citizen.
Steve is the son of Jean and Ronald Yzerman. He is married to Lisa Brennan, with whom he has three children.
Steve’s paternal grandfather was Karl Adrian Yzerman (the son of Adrien/Adriaen Yzermans/Yzerman and Rose Jenessons). Karl was Dutch. Rose was born in Belgium.
Steve’s paternal grandmother was Rose Violet Fuhr (the daughter of Peter Fuhr and Kathleen). Rose was born in Wandsworth, London, England. Peter was German.
Obituary of Steve’s uncle – https://vancouversunandprovince.remembering.ca
Death record of Steve’s paternal grandfather, Karl Adrian Yzerman – https://www.familysearch.org
Death record of Steve’s paternal grandmother, Rose Violet (Fuhr) Yzerman – https://www.familysearch.org