Steven W. Rueter

Born: Sat., Nov. 8, 1969
Died: Tue., Feb. 5, 2013


Visitation

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Fri., Feb. 08, 2013
Location: Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home


Graveside Service

1:30 PM Sat., Feb. 09, 2013
Location: Greenmount Cemetery


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STEVE  RUETER

   Mr. Steven Wayne Rueter, 43, of Marion, Illinois, formerly of Quincy, died at 9:00 a.m. Tuesday (February 5, 2013) in his home.

   Born November 8, 1969 in Quincy, Steve was the son of Earl "Skip" and Barb Hussong Rueter. He married Angie Hazelwood on October 31, 2000 in Metropolis, Illinois. She survives.

   Steve was a 1987 graduate of Quincy High School. He enjoyed fixing and restoring bicycles and took great pride in his creative art work. An accomplished musician, Steve loved writing songs, playing his guitar and performing with the various bands he played with.

   Steve had been employed at Wildlife Materials Inc. in Murphys boro, Illinois.

   Survivors include his wife, Angie; his parents, Skip and Barb Rueter of Quincy; two daughters, Payne Rueter of Clairmont, CA and Grace Rueter of Marion, IL; a brother, Greg Rueter (Sherry Arvik) of Bloomington, IL; a sister, Melissa Rueter (Mike McClelland) of Quincy; a nephew, Nate Veihl of Bloomington, IL;  his mother in law, Bev Hazelwood of Marion, IL; and many loving aunts, uncles and cousins.

   Steve was preceded in death by a brother, Ricky Rueter; maternal grandparents, Kenneth and Betty Hussong; paternal grandparents, Earl and Marguerite Rueter; and an uncle, Mike Hussong.

   Graveside services will be held Saturday afternoon at 1:30 in Greenmount Cemetery by Pastor Steve Disseler.

   Visitation will be Friday evening from 5:00 to 8:00 at the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home.

   Memorials may be made to the Rueter children's educational fund or Juvenile Diabetes Association.

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Dick & Pat Wentura
   Posted Wed February 06, 2013
Dear Barb and Skip,
So sorry to learn of your son's death. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Sincerely,
Dick & Pat Wentura

Arlin & Lori Williams
   Posted Wed February 06, 2013
Our thoughts and prayers are with the Rueter family.

Andrew Hogge
   Posted Wed February 06, 2013
I loved him. Steve will always have a special place in my heart.

Paul Buckman
   Posted Wed February 06, 2013
Words can not express my sorrow. I loved Steve like a brother and always will.
My most sincere condolences to the Rueter family. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Amy McVey
   Posted Wed February 06, 2013
So sorry Melissa and Nate. We will be thinking of you in this time of sadness.

Greg Bottorff
   Posted Wed February 06, 2013
My prayers go out to all family. Steve was a great friend and the most creative and talented person I have ever met - I will never forget him!

Ron and Cindy Hazelwood
   Posted Wed February 06, 2013
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the girls at this time.

Kimberly Wellman McGuire
   Posted Wed February 06, 2013
May God comfort you in this sad time of your loss... Thoughts and prayers to the family sorry for your loss.... My friend may you be at eternal peace with god and the angels......

Brett Myers
   Posted Wed February 06, 2013
Barb and Skip,

I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you and the family.

Brett

Kay Tate
   Posted Wed February 06, 2013
Barb and Skip,

I am so sorry to hear about your son Steven. My heart goes out to you. Please know I am thinking of and praying for you and all your family. May God, friends and family give you the strength to get through this difficult time!

Love and Hugs,
Kay

Jon Neville
   Posted Thu February 07, 2013
As a friend of Steve's for the last 15 years our hearts go out to his entire family and friends. We are saddened and shocked by his tragic passing. He was a great man, father, musician, artist and even a better friend. You are loved by so many and will be sadly missed. From all your friends in Southern Illinois, we love you Steve and God has you in his open arms now.

John Melton and family
   Posted Thu February 07, 2013
Our condolences to the entire Rueter family at this most difficult time.
Steve will be missed by all who knew him. We will keep all of you in our thoughts and prayers.

Janet & Larry Kulla
   Posted Thu February 07, 2013
Please know how very sad we are to hear of the loss of Steve. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. Steve will certainly be remembered in our prayers. God Bless

Prairie Farms Employees
   Posted Thu February 07, 2013
Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of loss. May God bring peace and comfort to your family, that only he can provide.

Dave, Marcus and Jan Helms (Viehmann)
   Posted Thu February 07, 2013
Skip and Barb,

No words can express our sorrow at this time. I remember babysitting for Steve, Greg and Missy, as though it were yesterday. I would love to hug you both right now and when I can get to Quincy, I'm gonna do just that.

All Our Love,

Jan

chris doane
   Posted Fri February 08, 2013
Very sorry for your loss. Steve was a good friend.

Scott and Connie Eyer
   Posted Fri February 08, 2013
Angie, Payne, Grace and the Rueter Family

Times like this can feel so overwhelming but always know that God will be with you to comfort you and surround you with His love. Looking forward to the day when we will see Steve again in Heaven with Jesus.

Jack Van Camp
   Posted Fri February 08, 2013
Skip, Barb & Family
My Heart and prayers are with you and may God watch over you and your family.
Jack

Kris Bentley
   Posted Fri February 08, 2013
So sorry for your loss and will hold all of you in my thoughts and prayers.



Sallie & Jack Bottorff
   Posted Fri February 08, 2013
We join in remembering Steve as a very creative and remarkable young man. Our hearts go out to all of the family during this most difficult time.

Betty Davis
   Posted Fri February 08, 2013
Deepest Sympathy to Steve's family. He will be greatly missed. Steve was a co-worker of mine. He will be greatly missed.

Tom & Janet Scobee
   Posted Sun February 10, 2013
Skip Barb and family
Tom and I are out of town. Thinking about you and sending you our sympathy.
Janet and Tom

Carol Ludwig
   Posted Wed February 27, 2013
I cannot express how sorry I am to hear of your sons death.My thoughts and prayers are with you both.

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