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 Waldo Sherril “Wally” Steen

Waldo Sherril “Wally” Steen

Birth
Iberia, Miller County, Missouri, USA
Death 3 Jun 2013 (aged 77)
Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas, USA
Burial Miller County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 111816726 · View Source
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Waldo Sherril Steen, age 77 of Brock, TX, passed away on Monday, June 3, 2013 at Harris Hospital in Fort Worth, TX. He was born in Iberia, MO on February 19, 1936, son of the late Waldo and Eula (Popplewell) Steen. On February 12, 1953, Sherril married his childhood sweetheart, Alice Faye Pemberton.

Sherril served two years in the U.S. Marine Corps, eighteen years in the U.S. Air Force, retiring in 1982 as Lieutenant Colonel, Air Force Communications Service, USAFE, and served a total of eleven years in the reserves. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture in 1959 from University of Missouri, Columbia, followed by BS and MS degrees with honors in Electrical Engineering in 1973 and 1974. Sherril operated several independent businesses and worked for ten years as a Program Manager and Systems Engineer for Lockheed Martin.

He has served in many volunteer positions, including Civil Air Patrol, Tailwind Estates, Williams Cemetery, Miller County Historical Society, Popplewell Family Association and Parker County Emergency Services Division #9. Sherril was a member of Brock Baptist Church, the Masonic Lodge, Eastern Star, Scottish Rite, Shriners, Tau Beta Pi and other fraternities. Sherril was a private pilot and has restored two airplanes.

He is survived by loving wife, Alice, two sons; Douglas Steen and wife Lynette and Darrel Steen and wife Jenny both of Fort Worth, TX; one daughter, Dana Maloney and husband Jim of Charlotte, NC; ten grandchildren, Tiffany Norton and husband John of Littleton, CO, Aron Steen of Taiwan, Alan Steen of Fort Worth, Ryan Riley and wife Emily of Princeton, NJ, Eric Steen and wife Maricela of Fort Worth, TX, Shane Maloney of Sacramento, CA, Dylan and Zach Maloney of Charlotte, NC, Marissa Steen of Fort Worth, TX and Allison Steen of Staunton, VA; six great grandchildren, Dylan and Graham Norton, Maribel, Robert, Elijah and Madison Steen; one brother, James Steen and wife Bella of Eldon, MO and four sisters, Carol Elseman and husband Louis of Eldon, MO, Alice Tyler and husband Robert of College Park, MD, Marilyn Whitaker and husband Rex of Iberia, MO and Eula Maye Bond and husband Wyeth of California, MO.

Service will be held at 11 A.M. on Saturday, June 8, 2013, at Iberia First Baptist Church. Interment will be in Williams Cemetery. Pastor Don Winfree will officiate. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday, June 7, at Fancher-Rekus Funeral Home in Iberia, MO. Memorial contributions are suggested to the American Cancer Society or Williams Cemetery, Iberia.


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  • Maintained by: Nancy Arnold Thompson
  • Originally Created by: Tim Hawkins
  • Added: 5 Jun 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 111816726
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Waldo Sherril “Wally” Steen (19 Feb 1936–3 Jun 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 111816726, citing Williams Cemetery, Miller County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Nancy Arnold Thompson (contributor 47192413) .