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Steve Van Pelt

January 8, 1956 — October 26, 2016

Steve Van Pelt, 60, of Ogden, Iowa, passed away on Wednesday, October, 26, 2016, at the Israel Family Hospice House in Ames.

Steve's wishes were to be cremated. A Celebration of Life will be held 11:00 a.m., Saturday, November 5, 2016, at the Community United Methodist Church in Ogden. Rev. Gary Hoyt will officiate. Visitation will be Saturday, from 9:00 a.m., until the time of the service. For online obituaries and condolences visit: www.carsonstappfuneralhome.com

Steve Van Pelt was born on January 8, 1956, in Boone, Iowa, the son of Robert and Jo Van Pelt.

He graduated with the Ogden High School class of 1974.

Steve was united in marriage to Denise Zunkel, June 10, 1977, at the Community United Methodist Church.

Steve had various jobs throughout his life. After graduating from high school, he took a job with Fareway in the meat department in Carroll, Iowa. He then worked at Sherbring Chevrolet in the body shop followed by a job at Vermillion Welding Shop. After that he worked at Scoular Elevator and finally Monsanto, working part-time for 9 years and 20 years full time before retiring in December of 2014.

Steve loved going to watch his daughters play sports in high school as well as at the collegiate level. He also enjoyed fishing and loved to have family and friends over to grill out, fish and have a good time.

Survivors include his wife, Denise of Ogden, Iowa; two daughters, Amy Van Pelt (Lindsy Reinert) of Des Moines, Iowa, and Nicole Van Pelt (Troy Showers) of Grimes, Iowa, mother, Jo Zunkel of Ogden, Iowa; brother, David (Kris) Van Pelt of Ogden, Iowa; sister, Lynn Bellizzi of Omaha, Nebraska; many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father Robert, step father, Roger Zunkel; grandparents, David and Iva Van Pelt, Emory and Hazel Luther, Orville and Marian Zunkel.

Memorials may be left to the discretion of the family.

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Saturday, November 5, 2016

9:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Community United Methodist Church

337 Southwest 2nd Street, Ogden, IA 50212

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Celebration Of Life

Saturday, November 5, 2016

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Community United Methodist Church

337 Southwest 2nd Street, Ogden, IA 50212

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