February 10, 1966 - November 24, 2017
Feb. 10, 1966-Nov. 24, 2017. Chef Stephen died quietly on Nov. 24, 2017 after a brave battle with lung cancer. His mother, Carol, and his younger brother, James, preceded him in death. His father, Stanley, survives him. He is sorely missed by a number of friends and co-workers, especially his dearest friends, Tera Petri and Dave Gant. He was a charter member of King of Kings Lutheran Church in Chesterfield. Stephen was born in Saint Louis and lived in a number of places before settling in Chesterfield, MO. He attended Parkway Central High School where he was active in the marching band, orchestra and jazz band, playing the trombone. He received a BS degree from Michigan State University in Food Systems Management and Economics in 1988 and spent his freshman year in the Spartan Marching Band. He then attended the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York and received an associate degree in Culinary Arts/ Chef Training in 1990. He began his culinary career as a sous chef at the Adams Mark Hotel in St. Louis, MO and then moved to the Fox Theater as Executive Chef. He was at the Fabulous Fox for 22 years until his death. He also served on an advisory committee for Le Ecole Culinaire in St. Louis County. Services: There will be a visitation from 5-8 pm on Tuesday, Nov. 28 and from 9-10 am on Wednesday, Nov. 29 at Bellerive Mausoleum Chapel, 740 N. Mason Rd, followed by the Funeral Ceremony at 10 am. Entombment private at Bellerive Gardens Cemetery. A Memorial Service will also be held at King of Kings Lutheran Church, 13765 Olive Blvd. on Monday, Dec. 11, 2017 at 10am. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to King of Kings Lutheran Church or to a charity of your choice.
Feb. 10, 1966-Nov. 24, 2017. Chef Stephen died quietly on Nov. 24, 2017 after a brave battle with lung cancer. His mother, Carol, and his younger brother, James, preceded him in death. His father, Stanley, survives him. He is sorely missed by... View Obituary & Service Information
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