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Stephen C. Schrader

February 14, 1951 August 20, 2017
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Obituary for Stephen C. Schrader

Morton- Stephen C. Schrader, age 66, passed away at 9:05 AM, on Sunday, August 20, 2017 at OSF Hospital in Peoria, IL.

He was born "on the sweetest day of the year" February 14, 1951 in Peoria to F. George and Maxine (White) Schrader, who both preceded him in death.

Survivors include his sister, Linda Rogy-Gutierrez, of Peoria, brother-in-law, Alex Gutierrez of Peoria, four nephews; Nick (Marissa) Rogy of Peoria, Taylor (Taresa) Rogy of Peoria, Garrett Gutierrez of Peoria, and Grant Gutierrez of Peoria, one niece, Samantha (Tyler) Alvarez of Farmington. He also has 4 great-nephews and 4 great-nieces.

Steve was an information technology facility planning analyst for Caterpillar. He graduated high school from Spalding Institute. He played football, baseball, and basketball on a team that finished second in state in 1969. Steve attended Butler University on a basketball scholarship where he graduated.

He loved all sports and enjoyed pitching in the Peoria Sunday morning league, coaching legion baseball for Peoria Post Two, playing darts in Catholic and Caterpillar leagues. He also participated in a bowling league, basketball league, and many softball leagues over the years. 
He was the Goal Judge for the Peoria Rivermen, loved his shuffleboard, and participated in many fantasy sport leagues with his friends, and attended many of his nieces and nephews’ events.

Visitation will be held at Wright and Salmon Mortuary on Sunday, August 27, 2017 from 3-5 PM with a scripture reading at 5:00. A Funeral Mass will be held at St. Bernard's at 10:30 AM, Monday, August 28, 2017 with an additional visitation at 10:00 AM. Father Alexander Millar will officiate. Cremation Rites will be accorded. Burial of ashes will be at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to Easter Seals, St. Jude or charity of your choice.

Friends and family may sign the online guestbook or send private condolences by logging onto www.wrightandsalmon.com

Previous Events

Visitation

Sunday

27

Aug

3:00 PM 8/27/2017 3:00:00 PM - 5:00 PM 8/27/2017 5:00:00 PM
Wright & Salmon Mortuary

2416 N. North Street
Peoria, IL 61604

Wright & Salmon Mortuary
2416 N. North Street Peoria 61604 IL
United States

Visitation

Monday

28

Aug

10:00 AM 8/28/2017 10:00:00 AM - 10:30 AM 8/28/2017 10:30:00 AM
St. Bernard Catholic Church

509 E Kansas
Peoria, IL 61603

St. Bernard Catholic Church
509 E Kansas Peoria 61603 IL
United States

Funeral Mass

Monday

28

Aug

10:30 AM 8/28/2017 10:30:00 AM
St. Bernard Catholic Church

509 E Kansas
Peoria, IL 61603

St. Bernard Catholic Church
509 E Kansas Peoria 61603 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

St. Jude Midwest Affiliate

Donor's Choice

Easter Seals

507 East Armstrong Avenue
Peoria, IL 61603
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