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Steven Delheimer Obituary
STEVEN C. DELHEIMER, M.D., 64 PERU - Steven C. Delheimer, M.D., 64, of Peru, passed away on Friday, September 27, 2013 at 2:05 p.m. at his home. Steve was born on August 11, 1949, in Streator, IL, son of George and Dorothy (Louderback) Delheimer of Cornell, IL. He married Carol Anne Jespersen in 1971. They divorced in 2003. He is survived by one son, Matthew Steven Delheimer of Arcata, CA; one daughter, Amanda Kathleen (Nicolas) Delheimer Dimond of Chicago, IL; three brothers, Scott Delheimer of Schaumburg, IL; John (Sharon) Delheimer of Cornell, IL; Pat (Patsy) Delheimer of Cornell, IL; and one sister, Ruth Ann Rodino of Pontiac, IL. He was preceded in death by his parents. Steve received an Undergraduate Degree at University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana; attended Medical School at the University of Illinois Rockford School of Medicine; served his Surgical Internship at Dartmouth College in New Hampshire and his Neurosurgical Residency at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. After finishing his studies, he practiced as a Neurosurgeon in Rockford for several years then in LaSalle-Peru and Bloomington. Steve enjoyed biking, playing poker, NCAA Basketball, and reading, and loved cooking and eating good food with his family and friends above all else. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the or the family of Steven C. Delheimer. A short Memorial Service to share stories about Steve will be held at 6:30 p.m., Friday, October 4, at Duffy-Baier-Snedecor Funeral Home in Pontiac. Friends may call from 4 to 6:30 p.m., Friday, October 4, at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made to the family at duffyfuneralhome.com.
Published in Rockford Register Star from Oct. 2 to Oct. 3, 2013
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