Steven C. McKeever, 57, of Kewanee, died at 11:20 PM, Tuesday, August 27, 2013 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.Cremation has been accorded and a memorial graveside service will be held at 11;00 AM, Wednesday, September 4 at Evergreen Memory Gardens in rural Kewanee. Rev. Jerry Rafalko will officiate. Visitation will be held from 5:00-7:00 PM, Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at Rux Funeral Home in Kewanee. Memorials may be directed to the Steve McKeever Memorial Fund.
He was born December 2, 1955 in Peoria, the son of Clifford J. and Verna J. (Fjeld) McKeever. Survivors include his mother of Kewanee, his son, Jason McKeever of Kewanee, a sister, Kimberly McKeever of Kewanee and his special friend, Sadie Ramsey of Kewanee. He was preceded in death by his father.
Steven graduated from Kewanee High School in 1974. He was a “Jack of all Trades” and had worked as a forklift operator for Martin Engineering and also in construction. In his earlier years he had attended St. Peter’s Evangelical Church UCC. He loved animals and pets, enjoyed hunting and fishing and was an avid Chicago Bears and NASCAR fan.