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“Dear Steinkamp, Please accept my deepest condolences for your family's loss. During this difficult time may you be comforted by fond memories and...Read More »
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“Marge an family. Sorry to hear about Roger passing. Time goes by too fast. I remember one time when I was young I got to go camping with your family...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Joan Brandt - Blakesburg, IA

“My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. He was a truly an amazing, husband, father, and grandfather, and it reflects in each of you. Cherish...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: Sharon Long - Altoona, IA

“Family of Roger..Sharon & Warren, I'm so sorry to hear about your dad passing. Sounds like he had a great life and was proud of his family. My...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Elizabeth Crawford Carnahan - NE

“So sorry to hear of Roger's passing. Sympathy to his family. ”
5 of 6 | Posted by: Louis Piatt - Ankekny, IA

“My thoughts and prayers are with your family at this time of loss. He is at peace. ”
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Roger E. Steinkamp, 89, of Ankeny passed away September 21, 2017, with his family by his side.
A Funeral will be held 10:30 a.m., Monday, September 25th at Memorial Services of Iowa funeral home (4208 N Ankeny Blvd). A visitation will be held 4 – 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 24th, also at the funeral home.
Roger was born July 10th 1928 in Carroll, Iowa to John and Susan Steinkamp. Roger grew up on a farm near Breda, Iowa. As a young adult, Roger served in the Army during the Korean War.
On April 29th 1953, he married Margery Onken in Carroll, Iowa.
Roger spent his adult life working on large construction projects throughout many states. In 1968 the family settled in Ankeny, Iowa where they have lived ever since.
Roger was fortunate that all of his five children lived so close.
In his retirement years, he never missed a sporting event, recital, or recognition of any of his grandchildren, including a trip to San Diego to see his grandson graduate from the Marine Academy. His grandchildren were his ultimate joy. There wasn't a single day that went by that he didn't say he had the best family.
Marge was with the love of his life.
Roger's survivors include his wife of 65 years, Marge; five children, Loren Steinkamp, Sharon (Steve) Schinkel, Luann (Lenny) Leo, Warren (Lisa) Steinkamp, Yvonne (Rob) Silvers; 9 grandchildren, Lee (Kaylynn) Steinkamp, Cole (Sonja) Schinkel, Danielle (Andrew) Brommer, Dustin (Katie) Leo, Tyler Leo, Joceylyn (Jared) Pedersen, Ryan (Alexandra) Steinkamp, Ben (Morgan) Silvers, and Peyton Silvers; nine great grandchildren, Brooklyn, Luka, Luther, Maddox, Owen, Iris, Mila, Ava and Edie.
We would like to say a special thank you to Sunnyview Care Center and Suncrest Hospice. Their staff was amazing and we were so fortunate to have their excellent treatment and care to Roger and our family.
Roger was preceded in death by his parents, his grandson Derek Steinkamp and brothers and sisters.