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Mr. Steve W. Ekeli

1969 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
Mr. Steve W. Ekeli Obituary
The Service of Remembrance for Mr. Steve W. Ekeli, age 48, of Inverness, Florida, will be held 4:00 PM, Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at the Seven Rivers Presbyterian Church, Lecanto, FL. The family will receive friends from 4:00 PM until 7:00 PM, Monday at the Inverness Chapel of Hooper Funeral Homes.
He was born March 11, 1969 in Bayshore, NY, son of Arne and Lucretia (Pye) Ekeli. He died May 18, 2017 in Inverness, FL. Steve moved to Inverness, Florida from Bayshore, NY in 1973 and graduated from Citrus High School in 1987. He worked as a Facilities Manager for Seven Rivers Christian School. He enjoyed coaching kids in soccer, football, baseball and track at Crystal River High, Citrus High and Seven Rivers Christian School. His hobbies included golfing and fishing and he was a member of Seven Rivers Presbyterian Church.
Survivors include his wife of 25 years, Julie Ekeli of Inverness, FL, daughter, Victoria Ekeli of Jacksonville, FL, parents, Arne and Lucretia Ekeli of Inverness, FL, brother, Craig Ekeli of Inverness, FL, sister, Nancy Wilt of Inverness, FL, 4 nephews, Matthew (Amanda), Brandon, Michael, Connor, and 1 niece, Kayla.
The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of memorial donations to Seven Rivers Athletic Dept. Warrior Park. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.HooperFuneral
Home.com. Arrangements are under the direction of the Inverness Chapel of Hooper Funeral Homes & Crematory.
Published in Citrus County Chronicle on May 21, 2017
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