STAFFORD – Steven Wayne Stueve, 51, passed away April 5, 2015 at his home in rural Stafford. Born May 13, 1963 in Great Bend, the son of Kenneth and Agnes Stoecklein Stueve. Steven grew up in Great Bend. He was a 1981 graduate of Great Bend High School. In the years following high school he worked as a welder for Eddie Stremel Oil Field Service in Great Bend, Mid States Metals of Stafford, and was employed in farming and ranching by Joe Fritzemeyer and Lawrence Newell of Stafford. He had been self-employed as an oil field welder for the last 15 years. Steven liked hunting, fishing and gun collecting. He is greatly missed by his family.
His beloved daughter, Tacoa Lee Stueve, preceded Steven in death. He is survived by his parents Kenneth and Agnes Stueve, of Great Bend; four children, Dustain Wayne and his wife, Susan of Ottawa, Sallie Stueve, Kansas City, Mo., Trista Taylor and her husband, Tyler, of Stafford, and Augustus McRray Stueve of Lawrence. Steven has three grandchildren, Peyton Wells of Kansas City, Mo., Kami Stueve of Ottawa, and Graede Taylor of Stafford. He is also survived by his sister, Susan Tyson and her husband, Kim, of Pflugerville, Texas; and Vincent Stueve and his wife, Holly of Round Rock, Texas; as well as many nephews, nieces, cousins, aunts and uncles.
Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Friday at Minnis Chapel in Stafford. There will be a private burial at Great Bend Cemetery. Memorials may be sent to the Kids Fishing Pond at Quivira National Wildlife Refuge in care of the chapel.
Funeral arrangements provided by
125 N. Main
Stafford, KS. 67578
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, April 10, 2015