Steve D. Garthwaite, Brodhead, WI (1945-2013)
July 27, 1945 - December 9, 2013
Steve D. Garthwaite, age 68, of Brodhead, passed away on Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, at Rainbow Hospice Care, Jefferson, WI. He was born on July 27, 1945, in Monroe, WI, the son of Burdette and Phyllis (Garner) Garthwaite. Steve graduated from Brodhead High School in 1963. He was an Army/Navy Veteran, having served in Vietnam, retiring in 1993. He also had worked at the Sentry Food store and most recently Piggly Wiggly, both of Brodhead. He was a member of Decatur Lake Golf Course, Brodhead. Steve enjoyed the Badgers, golfing, traveling to Las Vegas, and especially being with family.
Steve is survived by his children: Vanessa (Chris) Backhaus of Las Vegas, NV, Daniel (Shelly) Garthwaite of Beloit, WI, David (Danielle Axelson) Garthwaite of Janesville, WI; two brothers, Phil (Sue) Garthwaite of Footville, WI, and Brad (Cindy) Garthwaite of Beloit; a sister, Laurie (James Rodes) Garthwaite of Las Vegas, NV; five grandchildren: Dustin, Megan, Aaron, Madison and Cole. Steve was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013, at the D.L. NEWCOMER FUNERAL HOME, BRODHEAD. Visitation will be held from 6 until 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13, 2013, at the FUNERAL HOME. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery with Military Rites. Online condolences may be made at www.dlnewcomerfuneralhome.com