Virgil J. Steinkamp
Virgil J. Steinkamp, age 92, of Quincy, died on Friday, February 21, 2020 at 12:58 PM in the Good Samaritan Home. Virgil was born on March 30, 1927 in Burton Township, Adams County, IL the son of Frank and Bertha (Wiedeman) Steinkamp. He married Margaret 'Peggy' Elaine Sly on September 2, 1950 at St. Joseph Catholic Church. She preceded him in death on August 7, 2010.
Virgil attended school in Adams County. As a Korean War Veteran, Virgil served his country in the United States Army from 1951 until 1953. After the military, Virgil worked at the Quincy Paper Mill and then Moorman Manufacturing from which he retired. Virgil was a member of St. Francis and St. John Catholic Church. He was also a member of the Eagles, the VFW and the American Legion Post #37. Virgil actively participated in the Korean War Veteran Honor Guard, Lester Hammond Chapter.
He is survived by:
THREE CHILDREN: Joyce (Joe) Terwelp of Quincy; Ken (Cec) Steinkamp of Greenwood, IN and Randy (Vicky) Steinkamp of Foristell, MO.
GRANDCHILDREN: David (Brenda) DeVore, Melissa Steinkamp, Mandi (Randy) Dickerman, Julie (Kevin) Hollinger; Nathan (Kelly) Terwelp; Jonathan (Alexandra) Terwelp; Joseph (Amber) Terwelp; Daniel Terwelp; Matthew (Krysten) Steinkamp, Megan (Bill) Rogers; Ben Steinkamp and Rachel Steinkamp.
ONE BROTHER: Herb (Mary) Steinkamp
ONE SISTER: Kay (Don) Johannes McCaughey.
ONE SISTER-IN-LAW: Barbara Steinkamp
16 Great-grandchildren along with numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives also survive.
In addition to his wife, Virgil was also preceded in death by his parents, one son Jerry Steinkamp along with his wife Debbie and siblings: Lawrence Steinkamp along with his wife Anita; Bobbie Steinkamp; Gene Steinkamp; Dorothy Dietrich along with her husband Joe and Mary Ann Steinkamp.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at 9:30 in the Duker & Haugh Funeral Home and at 10:00 AM in St. Francis Catholic Church. Interment in St. Joseph Cemetery with military rites conducted at the cemetery. Visitation will be held on Monday evening from 4:00 until 7:00 PM at the Duker & Haugh Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the Great River Honor Flight, St. Francis School, the Blessing Foundation for Hospice or to Quincy Notre Dame. The Duker & Haugh Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.
Lee n Cindy Steinman
- We are so Sorry for your Loss, Losing a Parent. Is so Hard. As you Already know, He’s with Jesus Christ now and your Mother, , God Bless you All ♥️♥️♥️♥️
WILL & TAMMY ALLEN
WARNER ROBINS, GA
- WE SEND OUR HEARTFELT PRAYERS AND CONDOLENCES TO YOUR FAMILY.
RIP MR. STEINKAMP
Julie & Rob Schaumberg
- We are so sorry for your loss- praying for your family!!
- Randy and Family - I am sorry for your loss - I wish you peace