Loren Dale Steenbergen, 84, of Russellville, passed away Monday, June 6, 2022, at his home surrounded by his family.
He was born August 29, 1937, near Decatur, Missouri, the son of William Robert and Nellie Marie (Watts) Steenbergen.
He was a 1955 graduate of Russellville High School.
Dale served in the United States Army from 1960-1962.
He was united in marriage on March 25, 1960, at the Assembly of God Church in Eldon, Missouri to Violet Loueva Davenport who survives at the home.
Dale worked for the Missouri Department of Transportation for 33 years as a computer systems analyst. He also worked on his farm most of his life.
He was a faithful member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church where he used his talents to serve God. He sang and played music with the Mt. Olive singers and helped take care of the church property for many years. He was also a founding member of the Moreau Valley Coyote Hunters Association. Dale had many hobbies. He was talented at playing the harmonica and loved to go “jamming” with others. He enjoyed watching basketball and supported the Russellville team from the top bleacher every season. Other hobbies were hunting, tinkering on tractors, and most of all, spending time with his family.
Survivors include his wife, Violet Steenbergen, Russellville; two children, Aaron (Amy) Steenbergen, Olean; Tricia (Brian) Shaver, Overland Park, KS; five grandchildren, Caleb (Kendra) Steenbergen, Corey Steenbergen, Allison Steenbergen, Hayden Shaver, Mason Shaver; one great-granddaughter, Dally Jo Steenbergen; and one brother, Gene Steenbergen, Jefferson City.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Wanda Steenbergen; two brothers, Gerald and Kenneth Steenbergen; and three sisters-in-law, Norma Steenbergen, Mattie Steenbergen and Lina Steenbergen.
Visitation will be 4-6 p.m. Thursday, June 9, 2022, at Mt. Olive Baptist Church.
The funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Friday, June 10, 2022, at Mt. Olive Baptist Church with Pastors Alan Earls, Alex Earls, and Paul Young officiating.
Burial with military honors will be at Enloe Cemetery.
Memorials are suggested to Mt. Olive Baptist Church.
Services entrusted to Scrivner-Morrow Funeral Homes – Russellville.
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