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Steven R. Eschmann

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 

Funeral Mass:
    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

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I am a co-worker of Karen's, and I wanted to express my sincere prayers that God will guide you and help you in this time of grief.

Patti Zellner Jan 5 2017 12:00 AM

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A Designers Choice was ordered on January 5, 2017

Expression of Sympathy Jan 5 2017 12:00 AM

A very strong man until the day God decided to call him home. I know my dad always appreciated his help, company, and wise words. Sending my love and prayers your way!

Brianna Voelker Jan 5 2017 12:00 AM

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A SPATHIPHYLLUM was ordered on January 4, 2017

Expression of Sympathy Jan 4 2017 12:00 AM

Our deepest sympathy to the Eschmann family.
EspecIally to our dear Emily .
May God be with you all.
Love, The Wittenauers
Jerry and Kris
Jake and Maggie

Jerry and Kris Wittenauer Jan 3 2017 12:00 AM

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A Dishgarden in ceramic bowl was ordered on January 3, 2017

Expression of Sympathy Jan 3 2017 12:00 AM

Our deepest sympathy to your family. May your memories bring you peace at this time.

Susan and Charlie Kutterer Jan 3 2017 12:00 AM

My deepest condolences to the entire Eschmann Family on the passing of your loved one. Always cherish the memories and the good times. Amber and Mike Carroll...love you both!

Mark Anthony Jones, PhD Jan 3 2017 12:00 AM

We're thinking of you and saying prayers.

Ricky and family Jan 3 2017 12:00 AM

Amber and family members, I am so very sorry for your loss. Hold tight to your memories and know that your loved one will always be in your heart. Keeping you in my prayers.

Vicky Giboney Jan 3 2017 12:00 AM