Steven R. Eschmann, 76, of Waterloo, IL died January 2, 2017, in Waterloo, IL after battling melanoma for more than 4 years. He was born May 20, 1940, in Monroe City, IL.
He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Ramona A. Eschmann (nee Schifferdecker); his children Dawn (Dean) Doerr, Martin (Karen) Eschmann, Todd (Angie) Eschmann, & Amber (Mike) Carroll; grandchildren Nicholas (Jamie), Tyler (Chandler), & Quinton Doerr, Emily & Nathan Eschmann, Samantha, Abby, & Brenden Eschmann, Clayton & Claire Bisanz; step-grandchildren Nikki, Bryan, & Brendan Carroll; brothers Joseph, George (Judy), Norbert (Kaye), & Wilbert (Karen) Eschmann; brothers-in-law & sisters-in-law Clara Eschmann, Mary (Bob) Huch, Terry (Sandy) Schifferdecker & Marie Schifferdecker; nieces; nephews; and cousins.
He is preceded in death by his parents John Sr. & Rosa D. (nee Schaefer) Eschmann; brothers Bernard, Leo, John J., Cletus, & Sylvester Eschmann.
Steven was retired as Road Commissioner of District #6 (1991-2013), retired from Labor Local #196, and former co-owner of Monroe Masonry. He was a member of SS Peter & Paul Church - Waterloo.
As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to:
SS Peter & Paul Church
Hospice Patient Fund
4 PM to 8 PM Thursday, January 5, 2017 at Quernheim Funeral Home
8 AM until 9:30 AM Friday
10 AM Friday, January 6, 2017 at SS Peter & Paul Church in Waterloo, IL
Rev. Sebastian Ukoh, C.M. officiating
Interment at Immaculate Conception Cemetery in Madonnaville, IL