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Obituary: Steven John Rochwite

Apr 27, 2014 10:53PM, Published by Erik Dittmann, Categories: Obituary



Steven John Rochwite, age 55, of Beaver Dam passed away on Friday, April 25, 2014 at his home following ill health.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, May 10th at 12 o’clock noon at the Koepsell- Murray Funeral Home in Beaver Dam. A visitation will be held on Saturday, May 10th from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at noon. A luncheon will be served at the funeral home following the service.

Steven was born the son of Robert and Jeanne (Fowler) Rochwite on July 7, 1958 in Beaver Dam. He was a 1976 graduate of Beaver Dam High School. Steve spent his life working in masonry and construction. He had a great love of nature and the outdoors and enjoyed hunting and fishing. Through the years, Steve was actively involved in Wings Over Wisconsin and participated in various lake improvement projects. Steve also enjoyed playing in Euchre tournaments at Pumpkin Center and Leipsic Tavern.

He is survived by his son John Rochwite of Beaver Dam; his brother Jim (Donna) Rochwite of Beaver Dam; a niece Angela (Colin) Biel of Beaver Dam and their children: Madeline, Wesley, and Emily Biel; his close friend Eric Hein of Beaver Dam. He is further survived by his former wife Denise (Hepp) Rochwite and his aunts: Judy George and Lorraine Fowler, as well as, numerous cousins and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his uncle Harold “Bud” Fowler, and his grandparents John and Verona Rochwite and Harold and Ardis Fowler.

Special thanks to his extended family of the Leipsic community for their kindness and friendship shown to Steve over the years. It was greatly appreciated by Steve and his family.

Memorials may be directed to Wings Over Wisconsin.

Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home, N7199 North Crystal Lake Road, in Beaver Dam is caring for the family. To leave condolences, for directions or other information please visit our websites at www.KoepsellFH.com or www.MurrayFH.com.




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