Stephen Elmer

Stephen Elmer

Sunday, July 1st, 1951 Sunday, August 25th, 2019

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Obituary for Stephen Robert "Steve" Elmer Sr.

Stephen “Steve” Robert Elmer, Sr., age 68, of Bonner Springs and previously of DeSoto, KS. passed away on Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019 at his home while surrounded by his loving family. Visitation will be 5-7pm, Rosary and Prayer Service will follow at 7pm, both Thursday, Aug. 29th at the Alden-Harrington Funeral Home.
Steve was born on July 1, 1951 at his family’s home in Rural Leavenworth County, Kansas and was one of 13 children born to Tom & Irma (Miller) Elmer. He grew up near Linwood where he attended schools and graduated from Linwood High School in the Class of 1969. Steve married Gloria (Nelson) on February 13, 1971 in Kansas City, KS and then proudly served four years in the U.S. Army. Steve had worked as a Machinist at Kansas Auto Supply and National Beef Packing Co. both in Kansas City, KS. He then went into Carpentry for several years specializing in Remodeling and Renovations. Most of all he loved spending time with his family and friends. Steve was preceded in death by his Parents, two brothers Ed & Tom Elmer, and by one daughter Pamela Elmer in 1991. Survivors include his wife Gloria Elmer of the home, three children Sherry McFarland of Overland Park, KS., Stephen R. Elmer, Jr. of Kansas City, KS. and Wesley Elmer and wife Amy of Basehor, KS., Ten siblings; Jim, Tim, Ann, Rosalie, Helen, Bill, Alicia, Mark, Tony and Wayne. Eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren and several other extended family and friends.

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  • Visitation

    Thursday, August 29th, 2019 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Alden Harrington Funeral Home
    214 Oak Street
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    Thursday, August 29th, 2019
    5:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Service

    Thursday, August 29th, 2019 | 7:00pm
    Alden Harrington Funeral Home
    214 Oak Street
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Thursday, August 29th, 2019

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Cheryl Christensen

Steve was always a sweet, witty guy. We would always have a laugh at the office. He is really going to be missed.
Comment | Posted at 08:46am via Condolence

Sue Reyes

My condolences to the entire Elmer family during this difficult time. Steve Jr. & Wayne I am keeping you in my prayers. He will be greatly missed!
Comment | Posted at 04:32pm via Condolence

William Drabant II

Condolences to the always caring Elmer Family! I will always remember poker nights and laughs with Steve at Wayne's house and him giving me a hard time about three card low! He would say "pairs are not good" Everytime I played a hand lol. 💙
Comment | Posted at 08:29pm via Condolence

Blanche Nelson

I offer my condolance to the Elmer family . My sister Gloria and her family. My God you peace and comfort in this time of morning.May God e with you
Comment | Posted at 06:36pm via Condolence

Blanche Nelson

I want to offer my condolance to the Elmer family and to my sister Gloria and family my God God bring you peace and understanding. Steve was my brother in law May God ease your pain tht your going through
Posted at 06:44pm

Eric Sr.

My condolences to Elmer family. To my brothers Steve and Wesley much love
Comment | Posted at 06:35pm via Condolence

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