Steven R. Keck, 66, of Belleville, IL; born on October 21, 1951 in Belleville, IL; passed away on Friday, March 9, 2018 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, MO after a long fought battle surrounded by his family.
Steve was a laborer. He was the owner and operator of P.K. Contracting. He was a United States Army Veteran. In his free time Steve enjoyed trips to the casino. Most of all he loved spending time with his family, especially his grandkids.
He was preceded in death by his father – William Keck. One sister-in-law – Janet Keck.
He is survived by his loving wife – Patty, nee Emerson, Keck whom he married on February 24, 1973 in Belleville, IL. His sons – Brian (Danielle) Keck of Swansea, IL; Blake (Melanie) Keck of Millstadt, IL. His grandchildren – Sean, Lana, Aubrey. His mother – Doris, nee Randle, Keck of Belleville, IL. Three brothers – Bob (Pat) Keck of Swansea, IL; Dave (Chris) Keck of Swansea, IL; Mike Keck of Belleville, IL. One brother-in-law – Don (Ed Sitek) Emerson of St. Louis, MO. Three sisters-in-law – Margie (Danny) O’Saben of Millstadt, IL; Janice (Steve) Tade of Belleville, IL; Sharon (Boyce) Adams of Belleville, IL. Also survived by several nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois.
Condolences to the family may be expressed online at www.heilschuessler.com
The family would like to extend a very heartfelt thank you to Dr. Rothstein who provided wonderful care and support to Steve for the last 16 years. Also a special thank you to his nurse Michelle and the Renal Team of Washington University.
In accordance with Steve’s wishes private services will be held.
Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in New Athens, IL is in charge of arrangements.