Steven E. Obrecht
Steven E. Obrecht, 62, passed away Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at his home with his family at his side. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, April 27, at 10:30 am in Good Shepherd Catholic Church, with burial to follow in Culley MeadowWood Memorial Park. Family will receive friends from 5 - 7 pm Friday April 26th in Culley MeadowWood Timberlane Road Chapel; Rosary at 7 pm.
A teacher for forty years, Steven taught at Blessed Sacrament School, Griffin Middle School, Lively Vo-Tech, where he taught adult education, but the majority of his teaching time was at Leon High School where he retired from in December 2012.
Steven was an avid tennis player. He loved to walk and walked often even before his illness. He was a member of Premier Fitness Center. Steven traveled Europe extensively and visited New York at least once a year.
He is survived by his mother, Dorothy A. Obrecht, his brother and sister-in-law, Michael and Julie Obrecht, and his niece and nephews, Olivia, Dylan and Harrison Obrecht. He was preceded in death by his father, Ernest F. Obrecht.
In lieu of flowers, family suggest memorials in Steven's memory be made to Good Shepherd Catholic Church, Leon High School Foundation or the