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Steven Neudecker


December 28, 1947
July 24, 2019

Funeral held at 12:00 P.M. Monday, July 29, 2019 at the Irvin Macz Funeral Home in Centralia
Visitation from 11:00 a.m. till time of service

Steven E. Neudecker, 71, of Marion passed away Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at Countryside Manor in Mt. Vernon. He was born on December 28, 1947 the son of Earl and Dorothy (Butts) Neudecker in Centralia.

Survivors include his cherished sister, Jane Rugowski and husband Dave of Mt. Vernon; special niece and nephew, Kristan Amore and husband Scott of Carpentersville, Illinois and Ian Ranmar of Phoenix, Arizona; and precious great-niece and great-nephew, Mia, and Aidan.

Mr. Neudecker was preceded in death by both his parents, Earl and Dorothy Neudecker.

Mr. Neudecker was a man of faith and a member of First Baptist Church in Centralia. He served his country with pride in the United States Army. Steven was a man that understood the importance of a good day’s work, retiring from Shell Pipeline after 29 years of loyal service. He was a keen hunter and enjoyed all type of hunting, duck, deer, turkey, and especially birds. Steven loved to display his gaming trophies and would always be willing to share his story of the great hunt. He was fortunate to travel to many different parts of the country and visited Canada at least twice a year. Steven’s adventurous spirit will be fondly remembered by his friends and family.

A celebration of life service will be held at 12:00 P.M. Monday, July 29, 2019 at the Irvin Macz Funeral Home in Centralia with Chaplain Joannie Naraghi officiating. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Park in rural Sandoval with military honors to be accorded by Centralia VFW Post 2055 and American Legion Post 446. A visitation time will be held from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service on Monday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Quail Forever or Donor’s Choice. Online condolences and memories of Steven may be shared with the family by visiting and/or on the funeral home’s Facebook page.