Steven "Big Steve" Burt, 62, of Hepler, passed away at 11:25 p.m., Saturday, October 19, in the Via Christi Hospital, Pittsburg, KS. Steven was born July 12, 1951 at _Herman, Missouri, a son of William "Bill" and Maxine (Greer) Burt.
Steven grew up in Moran and graduated from Moran High School in Moran, Kansas.
He received a Bachelor of Science degree from Pittsburg State University as an engineer in Computer Drafting.
Steven married Janet L. Howell on August 12, 1972 in the First Christian Church in Hepler, Kansas.
Janet survives of the home.
He worked as a heavy equipment operator for various construction companies in the area. Steve enjoyed hunting and fishing when time would allow.
Steve was a member of the Methodist Church in Moran and the Son's of the American Legion (SAL) Post # 26 of Girard.
Survivors, in addition to his wife Janet, of the home, are daughters Kristina Seastrom and her husband Michael of Hepler and Stacy Yartz and her husband Kyle of Frontenac; Steven's parents, Bill and Maxine Burt of Moran; his grandchildren, Alexander Yartz, William Yartz, and Gabriella Yartz; Steven's brothers, Robert "Bob" Burt of Chanute, Kansas and David Burt of Chanute; his sister, Denise Burt of Moran. Steven was preceded in death by a sister, Linda Burt.
Services for Steven "Big Steve" Burt will be 10:30 a.m., Thursday, October 24, at the Smith-Carson-Wall Funeral Home in Girard with Pastor Don Wymore Officiating; private burial service to be held at a later date. Visitation for Steven Burt will be from 6:30 p.m. till 8:30 p.m., Wednesday at the Smith-Carson-Wall Funeral Home. Friends are invited to sign the register book at the Funeral Home after 2:00 p.m. Wednesday.
Condolences may be sent to www.wallfuneralservices.com