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Stephen Egbert

Stephen W. Egbert, 71, of Carey, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2024, at Bridge Hospice Care Center.
He was born Sept. 28, 1952, in Mt. Blanchard, to William and Mary (Shafer) Egbert. On June 29, 1971, Steve married Jill Lentz, and she survives.
Steve was a graduate of Riverdale High School. He worked in construction, Marion Local 574, for many years. He enjoyed hunting and fishing, garage sales, collecting and fixing old tractors as he could fix anything. Steve never knew a stranger, and his dog, Peanut, was his faithful companion.
Those left behind to cherish Steve’s memory are his wife, Jill; children, Timothy (Jennifer) Egbert and Sara Egbert; grandchildren, Austin (Lindsay) Egbert, Taylor Fisher, Michael Fisher, Riley Fisher, Alivia Egbert, Layla Egbert and Madilyn Egbert; great-grandchildren, Rowland and Elias Egbert; brothers, Thomas (Louann) Egbert and William (Arlene) Egbert.
He was preceded in death by his son, Jeffrey Egbert; siblings, Daniel Egbert, Colene Woerner, Donald Egbert, Fred Egbert and two infant sisters.
A graveside service was held Jan. 8 at Lee Cemetery, Vanlue, followed by a celebration of life at Ridge Chapel Church of the Nazarene, Carey. Arrangements were handled by Hufford Family Funeral Home, Findlay.
Memorial contributions in Steve’s name can be made to Bridge Home Health and Hospice, 15100 Birchaven Lane, Findlay, OH 45840 or Cancer Patient Services, 1800 N. Blanchard Street, # 120, Findlay, OH 45840.
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