Steven E. Alajoki, "Steve", suddenly, 40 years, of Batavia, native of Berkeley, loving father of Ryan and Kevin; and their mother, Lisa; devoted son of Hannelore "Hanne" and George; dearest brother of Tom (Lisa) and Rob (Erin Riley); cherished uncle of Erin, Megan and Brady; beloved grandson of Esther; and nephew of Brigitte and Arlene; cousin and friend of many. Commercial sales for Trane air-conditioning company. Graduate of Proviso West High School and Illinois State University. Resting at Conboy-Westchester Funeral Home, 10501 Cermak Rd. (2 blks W. of Mannheim Rd.), Sunday, 2 to 8 p.m. Lying in state Monday, 10 a.m. until time of services, 11 a.m. at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Ardmore and Washington Sts., Villa Park. Interment Queen of Heaven. In lieu of flowers, contributions to his children's educational fund, appreciated. Michael J. Bruno, Funeral Director, 708-562-5900.