Steve Rochleau, 65, of Leland died Thursday, October 4, 2018 at the Lake Mills Care Center surrounded by his loving family.
Memorial services will be held 10:30 A.M., Monday, October 8, 2018 at Winnebago Lutheran Church, rural Lake Mills, Iowa with Pastor Bill Peters officiating.
A gathering of friends and family will be held from 5:00 – 8:00 P.M., Sunday, October 7, 2018 at Cataldo Schott Funeral Chapel, 505 North Clark St. Forest City, Iowa.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the family.
Stephen Eugene Rochleau was born February 13, 1953 in Algona, Iowa the son of Clarerance Eugene and Gloria Ruth (Crawford) Rochleau. He attended Titonka Public Schools until the 4th grade then graduated from Algona High School. When in high school he belonged to 4-H and FFA.
Steve was married to Deborah Raye Pecoy on July 8, 1972 in Algona. They lived in the Algona area until living in the Forest City/Leland area for the last 41 years. He bought Eddy’s Glass and Door and ran it successfully until he became ill and his son Chad, took over operations.
Steve had a passion for horses, they raised and showed horses from 1985-2004 taking them to many places. Steve loved the time he spent with his family and will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him.
Steve is survived by his wife, Deborah Rochleau of Leland; son, Chad (Deanna) Rochleau of Albert Lea, MN; daughter, Cari (Dave Jr.) Bolie of Forest City; grandchildren, Andrew and Levi Rochleau Of Albert Lea, MN, Shelby Hoeft of Leland, Shaelyn Hoeft of Fort Dodge and Shayne Hoeft of Forest City and her special friend, Chanse Berneman of Belmond, IA; brother, Larry (Shirley) Rochleau of Algona and sister, Vicki (Mark) Bierstedt of Algona and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and infant brother, Clarerance Rochleau Jr.