Stanley Earl Steinkamp



Stanley Earl Steinkamp, age 75, of Brownstown, passed away on Wednesday, September 21, 2022, at his home.

Stanley was a life-time member of St. John’s Lutheran Church, Sauers.

Mr. Steinkamp was a bus driver with the Brownstown school system for 48 years, and he was known for having a “bucket of bubblegum” on his bus. He also was a retired farmer, and he loved taking care of his livestock and driving his ranger on the farm.

Stanley enjoyed spending time with his family, socializing, eating out, and watching the St. Louis Cardinals and western shows.

Born on June 3, 1947, in Seymour, he was the son of Benjamin G. and Adella E. Darlage Steinkamp, both of whom preceded him in death.

Survivors include one brother, Bernard (Barb) Steinkamp of Brownstown; two sisters: Jean Minneman of Indianapolis, and Janet Klosterman of Seymour; nieces and nephews: Mason Steinkamp, Jody Steinkamp, Sonja Humphrey, Greg (Maria) Minneman, Mark (Paula) Minneman, Amy (Derek) Eaton, Lisa (Bill) Hinson, Todd (Robin) Steinkamp, Troy (Kris) Steinkamp, Jeremy (Mary Jane) Steinkamp, Brett Steinkamp, Bryan Steinkamp, Erin Steinkamp, Andrew (Rachel) Klosterman, Cindy (Chuck) Hobson, and Matthew (Kelly) Klosterman; and numerous great-nieces, great-nephews, and cousins.

Besides his parents, Stanley was also preceded in death by two brothers: Lynn Steinkamp and Dennis Steinkamp; brother-in-law, Allen Klosterman; and nephew, William Steinkamp.

Funeral services for Stanley Earl Steinkamp will be conducted at 12:00 noon on Monday, September 26, 2022, at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Sauers, with Pastor Craig Muhlbach officiating. Friends may call from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service at 12:00 noon on Monday, September 26, 2022, at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Sauers.

Interment will be at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Sauers Cemetery.

Memorials may be given to St. John’s Lutheran Church, Sauers, or Know Your Bible.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the caring staff at Spurgeon Funeral Home, Inc.

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