REEDSBURG, Wis. – Robert L. Steadman, 68, of Reedsburg, formerly of Richmond, passed away Sunday, April 28, 2013, at his home.
He was born Oct. 30, 1944, in Waukegan, the son of Lorrie and Hazel (Menzel) Steadman. Robert honorably served his country in the U.S. Army. On Aug. 14, 1965, Bob was united in marriage to Cheryln A. Oeffling at St. John Catholic Church in Johnsburg. This marriage was blessed with five sons.
Bob farmed most of his life in the Richmond area. He enjoyed woodworking and spending time with his grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Roger; and brothers-in-law, George Schultz and Ronald Hoch.
Robert is survived by his wife, Sherry of Reedsburg; sons, Joseph (Kelly) Steadman of Twin Lakes, Wis., Troy Steadman of Pell Lake, Wis., Chris Steadman of Lake Geneva, Wis., Mark Steadman of Burlington, Wis., and Brian Steadman of Pell Lake, Wis.; grandchildren, Zach, Alyssa, Ashley, Kalee, Allison, Frankie, Brody, Makayla, Tyler, Robert and Payton; brother, Ronald (Carol) Steadman of Woodstock; sisters, Lorraine Schultz of Florida, Clarene Hoch of Florida and Marge (Bill) Harm of Richmond; and many nieces and nephews along with other relatives and friends.
We celebrate Robert's life with a service at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, May 11, at Grace Lutheran Church, 6000 Broadway St., Richmond. The visitation will be from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hooved Animal Humane Society, 10804 McConnell Road, Woodstock, IL 60098. The Farber Funeral Home, Reedsburg, is assisting the family with the arrangements.