Steve T. Durkin, Elkhorn, WI (1952 - 2012)
May 29, 1952 - December 10, 2012
Steve T. Durkin; 60, of Cliff’s View Lane, Whitewater, WI, died unexpectedly Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, at his residence. He was born May 29, 1952, in Waukegan, IL, the son of the late Edward and Dorothy (Upson) Durkin. On June 21, 1975, he was united in marriage to Catherine R. Gnatzig at Whitewater Lake. Steve was a counselor for over 36 years with Gateway Technical College, retiring in July of 2012. He was a member of Sugar Creek Lutheran Church. The hallmark of his life was his eagerness to help a friend in need.
Steve is survived by his wife, Catherine; three children: James Durkin of Whitewater, WI, Cassi (Derrian) Richardson of Fort Sill, OK, and Timothy Durkin of Whitewater, WI; three grandchildren: Destini, Ava and Dean; two brothers: Don (Diane) Durkin of Salem, WI, and Jim (Anne) Durkin of Bristol, WI; one sister-in-law, Barb Durkin of Twin Lakes, WI. He is further survived by several nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends. Steve was preceded in death by an infant daughter; his parents; and two brothers: Mike and Joe.
Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, Dec. 17, 2012, at SUGAR CREEK LUTHERAN CHURCH, N5690 Cobblestone Road, Elkhorn, WI, with Rev. Gerald Petersen officiating. Visitation will be Sunday from 4 until 8 p.m. at HAASE-LOCKWOOD & ASSOCIATES FUNERAL HOME, 730 N. Wisconsin St., Elkhorn, WI, and at the CHURCH on Monday from 12Noon until time of service. Memorials may be made in Steve’s name to the church. On-line guest book at www.haaselockwoodfhs.com. Arrangements completed by HAASE-LOCKWOOD & ASSOCIATES FUNERAL HOMES AND CREMATORY.