Steven Joel Stilley,
age 56, of Chesterton, Ind., passed away Tuesday, July 15, 2014.
He was born
September 16, 1957, in Gary, Ind., to Guy and Ruby (Tanner) Stilley.
his son, Adam Stilley of Crown Point, Ind.; his mother, Ruby Stilley of
Valparaiso, Ind.; siblings: Dennis (Ruth) Stilley, Jerry (Susan) Stilley,
Bradley Stilley, Judith (Gerald) Newberry, Jeannette (John) Loughran, Daniel
(Shirley) Vaughan; former wife and friend Carla Olson; friend Wendy Shepherd
and many loving nieces, nephews and friends.
He was preceded in
death by his father, Guy Stilley and his #2 mom, Ruth Vaughan Stilley.
from River Forest High School in 1976 and served with the U.S. Navy from
1976-80 as an Operations Specialist E-5. He received an Associates Degree in
Mechanics from International Technical Institute, served as a Millwright at
Arcelor Mittal Steel for over 23 years and was a proud member of U.S.W.A.
Local #6787. Steven was a motorcycle enthusiast, belonged to various
motorcycle organizations and enjoyed membership at American Legion Post
visitation will be held Monday, July 21, 2014, from 4 to 7 p.m., at Moeller
Funeral Home, 104 Roosevelt Rd., Valparaiso. Entombment of ashes will take
place Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. directly at Angelcrest Cemetery, Valparaiso.
In lieu of flowers
memorials may be made to Gift of Hope Organ Donation, 425 Spring Lake Dr.,
Itasca, IL, 60143.