Steve A. Cuvar, age 73 of west of Greenville, passed away at 8:33 a.m. Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at Evelyn’s House in Creve Coeur, Mo. He is survived by his wife Marjorie Feltmeyer Cuvar. In keeping with his wishes there will be no public services. Memorials in Steve’s Memory may be made to the Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, Bond County Humane Society, or to Evelyn’s House at the Donnell-Wiegand Funeral Home in Greenville.
Steve Andrew Cuvar, the son of John Cuvar, and Margaret Elizabeth Oros Cuvar, was born on March 10, 1946 in Granite City, Il. He grew up in Granite City and graduated from Granite City Senior High School with the Class of 1964. Steve answered his country’s call be joining the United States Army on November 19, 1965 in Saint Louis, MO. and rose to the rank of SP4(T). Steve was transferred to the USAR at Fort Hood, Texas and was honorably discharged on November 17, 1967. Steve was awarded the National Defense Service Medal, the Sharpshooter (Rifle), and the Good Conduct Medal. Steve returned to Granite City where he joined Granite City Steel as an electrician raising to become a Control Specialist where he retired in 2003 from U.S. Steel. Steve enjoyed fishing, tinkering with motors and air planes.
Steve and Marjorie A. Feltmeyer were united in marriage on March 14, 1970 in Granite City and have enjoyed over 49 years together. Marjorie survives as do their two sons: Jeffery (Caroline) Cuvar of Keyesport, Jonathan (Tobein) Cuvar of Bonnie, IL, step grandchildren: Hunter Douglas, Myranda Douglas, Megan Douglas, and a step great-granddaughter Adalynn Douglas all of Bonnie, Il. Steve is also survived by three siblings: John Cuvar, Phillip (Pat) Cuvar, and Jeanette Pinkston, all of Granite City, and a host of nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great- nephews.
Steve is preceded in death by his parents and Sister Joan McCracken.
Steve is a member of the Steel Workers Union, the Experimental Aircraft Association, and the Our Redeemer Lutheran Church.