RODNEY, Iowa | Stephen C. "Steve" Henry, 57, of Rodney died Wednesday, March 20, 2013, at a Sioux City hospital.
Services will be 1:30 p.m. Monday at Root Funeral Home–Willman Chapel in Rodney, with the Rev. Karen Handke officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery, Anthon, Iowa. Visitation will be 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday, with a prayer service at 7 p.m., at the funeral home. Online condolences may be expressed at www.rootfuneralhomes.com.
Stephen Craig "Steve" Henry, the son of Kenneth LeRoy and Ruby LaVonne (Mack) Henry, was born on Aug. 22, 1955, in Sioux City. Steve was raised in the Hornick, Smithland and Rodney area. He graduated from Maple Valley High School in 1973. Following graduation, he enlisted in the U.S. Army and served until being honorably discharged. He returned to the Smithland, Iowa, area and worked as a welder for different businesses. Steve became a certified welder while working at Westendorf’s. In recent years, he worked for the Boilermakers Local 83 in Sioux City.
Steve enjoyed golfing, playing pool, woodworking, playing card games and watching football. His favorite teams were the Kansas City Chiefs and the Iowa Hawkeyes. Most of all, he enjoyed spending time with his family.
Steve is survived by his two sons and grandchildren, Steve Henry and wife, Heather of Scotland, S.D., and their children, Riley, Ciara and Isabelle and Doug Henry and wife, Robin of Scotland, and their children, Landen, Laney and Lavery; seven siblings, Sandra Johnson and husband, John of Sergeant Bluff, Kenneth Henry and wife, Carrie of Anthon, Diane Heinse and husband, Kevin of Anthon, Elizabeth Worrell and husband, Jerry of Sioux City, Victoria Palmer and husband, Curt of Whiting, Iowa, Gary Henry and special friend, Stephanie of Sioux City, and Joe Henry and wife, Melinda of Sioux City; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Steve was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Douglas Henry; one sister, Patty Johnson; and two nephews, J.J. Worrell and Matthew Henry.