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Steve A. Dwyer

March 7, 1956 - July 27, 2014

Steve A. Dwyer, 58, of Springfield, died at 10:54 am, Sunday, July 27, 2014 at his home. He was born March 7, 1956 in Woodriver, to Paul E. and Delores Lawson Dwyer. He married Laura M. Leach on September 2, 1975 and she survives.

Also Surviving are three daughters, Angela (Jim) Cooper, Katie (Adam) Sheraden, and Casey (Fiance’ Dave Ostrowsky) Dwyer all of Springfield; one son, Stephen (Fiance’ Rachael Stocks) Dwyer of Edinburg; seven grandchildren, Addy, Drew, Brady, Wesley, Jake, Owen and Hadley; one brother, Randy (Patsy) Dwyer of Springfield; mother-in-law, Patricia Leach of Rochester; one sister-in-law, Lenna DeGroot of Rochester; three brothers-in-law, David Leach, Mike (Sylvia) Leach, and Jim (Lisa) Leach all of Springfield and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Michael Dwyer and his father-in-law, Lum Leach.
Steve was a U.S. Air Force Veteran. He worked at IDOT for 20 years most recently as a Highway Systems Manager

He was the Time Keeper for the Rochester H.S. Football games since inception of the program. He enjoyed going to all his childrens’ and grandchildrens’ games, never missing a game. His pastimes included crocheting, baking, fishing, and being with his family. He loved Christmas time. He made all the family personalized Christmas stockings by hand, and was very meticulous with regards to wrapping presents.

Visitation: 4-7 pm Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at Staab Funeral Home.

Funeral Service: 12 pm, Thursday, July 31, 2014 at Staab Funeral Home with Reverend Dean Probst officiating. Burial will follow at Camp Butler National Cemetery where Sangamon County Inter Veteran’s Burial Detail and the United States Air Force will conduct military honors.

Memorial contributions may be made to Central Illinois Blood Bank.

Visitation Information

Date: Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Time: 04:00 pm - 07:00 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

217-528-6461 Map


Service Information

Date: Thursday, July 31, 2014

Time: 12:00 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

217-528-6461 Map


Cemetery Information

Date: Thursday, July 31, 2014

Camp Butler National Cemetery

Address:

5063 Camp Butler Road, Springfield, IL, 62707

(217) 492-4070 Map


Memorial Information

Memorial Contributions may be made to Central Illinois Blood Bank


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