Thursday, May 22, 2014

Andrew J. Steeves

Surrounded by his loving family, Andrew J. Steeves, age 24, passed away on Thursday, May 22, 2014, after a courageous battle with melanoma cancer. Andy was born in Racine on December 14, 1989, son of Dennis J. and Maureen (Nee:  LaFleur) Steeves.

Andy was a graduate of St. Catherine’s High School “Class of 2008,” and later from UW-Whitewater in 2012 with a B.S. in Finance.  He was recently employed by Miller-Coors as a Supply Planning Analyst.  He enjoyed baseball, softball, playing his guitar and hanging out with his friends.  He will be deeply missed.

Survivors include his parents, Dennis and Maureen of Wind Lake; his fiancée, Taylor Bandy of Franklin; brother, Nick Steeves of Madison; grandmothers, LaVerne LaFleur, Joanne Steeves, both of Racine; aunts and uncles, Rick (Diane) Johannes of Oregon, WI, Thomas LaFleur of Verona, Tim LaFleur of West Virginia, Mary Kay (Dick) Sheforgen, Monica (Greg) DaPra, all of Racine, Diane (Bob) Hanson of Shawano, WI, Dale Steeves of Eau Claire, Ken Steeves of Baraboo; many cousins, other relatives and many dear friends.  He was preceded in death by his brother, Anthony; grandfathers, Ray Steeves, Thomas LaFleur; uncle, Ted LaFleur; and aunt, Marcia Johannes.

A Prayer Service celebrating Andy’s life will be held on Tuesday, May 27, 2014, at 6 p.m. at St. John Nepomuk Catholic Church, 1903 Green St., with Jan Ruidl officiating.  Relatives and friends may meet with the family Tuesday at the church from 3 p.m. until time of service.  Memorials to Ann’s Hope Foundation to raise awareness about melanoma cancer have been suggested.

Andy’s family would like to extend a special thank you to Andy’s many friends who supported him throughout his illness, especially his fiancée, Taylor, who lit up Andy’s eyes whenever she was near him.

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