Charles Lewis "Chuck" Steffen, II of Cuba, Missouri was born Friday, November 4, 1949 at Phelps County, Missouri to the union of Charles Lewis and Catherine Mary (nee: Menz) Steffen. Chuck left from this life on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 in Crawford County at the age of 68 years. Chuck proudly served in the United States Air Force from July 12, 1968 till July 11, 1972 earning the rank of SGT. He earned the Air Force Good Conduct Medal and the Air Force Longevity Award. Chuck was united in marriage to Darlane "Kay" Nicholas on February 14, 1976 and they were the proud parents of one daughter Vanessa. Kay passed away on December 9, 1989. On November 18, 2007 Chuck was united in marriage to Gerri "Kay" Brandon. Chuck retired from Georgia Pacific after twenty-five years of dedicated service. Every morning before work and every evening after work, Chuck took care of his farm, cattle and chickens. Chuck always believed in staying busy. He did enjoy watching the Hallmark Channel and the St. Louis Cardinals ball games. What he truly loved most in life was spending time with his family. Chuck was a loving son, brother, husband, father, step father, grandfather, step grandfather, brother-in-law, son-in-law, uncle, great uncle and friend. He will be truly missed by all who knew and loved him. He is preceded in death by his first wife Darlane Steffen, father Charles Lewis Steffen, mother-in-law Peggy Brandon and other family and friends. Those who are left to treasure his memory and to continue his legacy are his loving wife Kay Steffen of the home, one daughter Vanessa and husband Rick Damouth of Rogersville, Missouri, two step daughters; Amber and husband Richard Krider of Quanah, Texas and Kimber and husband Tom Crull of Cuba, three grandchildren; Colton, Charlianne and Caroline, three step grandchildren; Rylie, Dylan and Tristan, his mother Catherine M. Lackner of Cuba, four sisters; Charlene Goodpasture of Vandalia, Missouri, Carolyn and husband John Gibson of St. James, Connie and husband Dennis Warden of Owensville and Christy and husband Philip Spinella of Manteo, North Carolina, father-in-law Jerry Brandon of Quanah, Texas, brothers-in-law Anthony and wife Jana Brandon of Quanah, Texas and Deric and wife Kaylyn Brandon of Quanah Texas, sister-in-law Jana and husband Darrel Kennon of Vernon, Texas, nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews and a host of other relatives and friends. Visitation will be held Saturday, September 22, 2018 from 11:00 a.m. till 2:00 p.m. at the Mizell Funeral Home, 904 W Washington Street, Cuba. Funeral service will be at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, September 22, 2018 at the Mizell Funeral Home with Pastor Dan Morrison officiating. Special recorded music will be "Daddy's Hands", "When I Get Where I'm Going" and "I'll Fly Away". Interment and prayers will follow at Kinder Cemetery, Cuba. Family will serve as pall bearers. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a local 4-H Club in Chuck's memory. The Mizell Funeral Home of Cuba is honored to be serving Chuck's family.
Saturday, September 22nd, 2018 11:00am - 2:00pm, Mizell Funeral Home
Saturday, September 22nd, 2018 2:00pm, Mizell Funeral Home