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Donald "Big D" Steger

Donald "Big D'' Steger, 64, of Steger Road, Ridgway, died Wednesday, December 22, 2021, at West Penn Hospital following a courageous battle with a lengthy illness.

He was born on September 1, 1957, in Ridgway, a son of the late Charles and Virginia Northrop Steger.

On May 13, 2017, he married the love of his life Stephanie Meyer Steger, who survives of Ridgway.

Donny was a lifelong resident of the area and graduate of Ridgway High School, class of 1975. He was self-employed over the years, spending many years driving log truck.

A kind, gentle, and dedicated man, Donny was a man of strong faith and unending generosity. A talented and skilled woodworker, Donny could often be found carving one of a kind artwork that he often donated to local charities for their fundraisers. Always armed with a contagious smile and outgoing personality, there wasn’t anyone who didn’t find a friend in him. He was a wonderful and loving father, husband, and papa who will be dearly missed by all who knew him.

In addition to his wife. Stephanie Meyer Steger, he is survived by two daughters; Lacey Steger of NC and Kylee Matheson and her husband Tim of Ridgway, two sons; Derrick Steger of St. Marys, and Bryan Steger of FL and by 10 grandchildren whom he adored; Blake, Lucas, Jameson, Gracie, Viktor, Valek, Addison, Silas, Easton, and Leonidas. He is also survived by three step-children; Danielle Greville of Kane, Julia (Andy) Johnston of Kersey and Courtney (Dave) Lowe of St. Marys.

He also leaves behind six siblings; Kitty Lu Johnson of Ridgway, Peggy (Gordon) Johnston of Kersey, Charles (Cathy) Steger of Ridgway, Bonnie (Gene) Gausman of Ridgway, Andy (Bobby Ann) Steger of Ridgway and May (Dan) Hoffman of St. Marys, as well numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services for Donald Steger will be held at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, December 29, 2021 at the Hallton Church of Christ, 657 Evergreen Drive, Ridgway, Pa 15853 with Rev. Ron Burkett, Pastor, officiating.

Burial will follow in Oakmont Cemetery.

Visitation will be on Tuesday, December 28, 2021 from 3:00-7:00 PM at the Krise Funeral Home.

Krise Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 130 Center Street, Ridgway, Pa 15853 is handling the arrangements and online condolences may be offered to the family at www.krisefuneralhome.com

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A candle was lit in memory of Donald "Big D" Steger

Ken and Gina Haupricht Jan 2 2022 12:19 PM

Our deepest sympathy and prayers go out to the entire Steger families . Donny was such a special man, and he will be missed by all who knew him.

Ron and Vickie Kline Dec 31 2021 5:04 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Donald "Big D" Steger

Philip and June Johnson Dec 30 2021 9:41 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Donald "Big D" Steger

Amy Higgins Dec 30 2021 8:54 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Donald "Big D" Steger

Diane and Dan Lupole Dec 30 2021 2:55 PM

Donnie loved his children beyond measure, Lacey, Kylee, Derrick and Bryan. Blake, Lucas, and Jameson-you were his light, his legacy.. He lives on thru you all of you………..know that you were loved!❤️❤️

Twyla Dec 29 2021 11:48 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Donald "Big D" Steger

Sue Mercer and Family Dec 29 2021 7:44 AM

Extending our deepest sympathy to all of Donny's family and sending our love and prayers in this time of loss.

Ronna and Rod Fasenmyer Dec 28 2021 9:42 PM

Our deepest to Stephanie & the Steger family.

Rob & Leslie Meyer Dec 28 2021 6:45 PM

Our sincere sympathy to Stephanie and the entire Steger family. Donny was a kind and talented man who will be deeply missed by many.

Frank & Cheryl Straub Dec 28 2021 5:27 PM

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