Rural 08

Stephen E. Starwalt

September 22, 1952 ~ August 6, 2023 (age 70) 70 Years Old


Stephen Starwalt


WESTFIELD - Stephen Eugene Starwalt, 70, of rural Westfield, passed away Sunday, August 6, 2023 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO.


The funeral service honoring his life will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, August 12, 2023 at the Casey United Methodist Church, 703 N State Route 49, Casey, with Reverend Joy Starwalt and Reverend Dr. Joe Richard officiating.  Burial will follow in Beals Cemetery, rural Trilla.  Visitation will be Friday, August 11, 2023 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Casey United Methodist Church.  Memorials in his honor may be made to the Casey United Methodist Church.  Arrangements: Harper-Swickard.


Steve was born September 22, 1952 at Mattoon, Illinois, son of Thelma Louise (Beals) and Eugene Russell Starwalt.  He married Joy Ellen Slack, November 9, 1996 at Marengo, Illinois; she survives.  Also surviving are their children, Scott (Krissy) Starwalt of Byron, IL, Kalle (Luke) Ryan of Oreana, IL, Kelsey (Nick) Warrner of Byron, IL, Katelyn (Dustin) Snack of Cayuga, IN, and Mitchell Starwalt of Charleston; his father, Eugene Starwalt of rural Mattoon, grandchildren, Rebekah and Timothy Starwalt, Paul and Preston Ryan, Ada, Joseph, Brooks, and Benjamin Warner, Silas, Sutton, and Raylynn Snack;  one brother, Karl (Vicky) Starwalt of Lerna, and one sister, Gale (Rod) Cook of Henderson, TN.  He was preceded in death by his mother, Thelma Starwalt.


Steve was a retired teacher, and had also managed a tree nursery, and in recent years had worked as an applicator for Nutrien of Kansas.  Steve was a member of the Casey United Methodist Church.  He was devoted to his family.

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August 11, 2023

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Casey United Methodist Church
703 N State Route 49
Casey, IL 62420

Funeral Service
August 12, 2023

10:00 AM
Casey United Methodist Church
703 N State Route 49
Casey, IL 62420

August 12, 2023

Beals Cemetery
South Pleasantview Road
Trilla, IL 62469


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