In memory of

Steve Davenport

September 11, 1946 - January 24, 2021
From: Denison, IA
Steve Davenport

Steve Davenport

Born: September 11, 1946
Died: January 24, 2021
Age: 74
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Steve Davenport, age 74, of Denison, IA, formerly of Sioux City and Lake View, IA, passed away peacefully on January 24, 2021, at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, NE.

Steve was born Sept. 11, 1946, in Sac City, the son of William L. and Geraldine “Jeri” nee Weber Davenport.  He lived in Sioux City for many years where he was employed at Bishop’s Restaurant and Goodwill Industries. In recent years, he was at Wesco Industries.

Steve had a keen interest in nature and was able to identify any plant or tree species.  He made friends very easily and he enjoyed jigsaw puzzles, tractors, paint by numbers, and good food.

He will be dearly missed by his sister Susan Darrow of Bowling Green, OH; brothers Donavon (Shirley) Davenport of Ida Grove, IA, and Jack (Lisa) Davenport of Barrington, IL; loving  nieces and nephews, Anne (Ned) Clark, Paul (Tonya) Sauer, Thomas (Sarah) Darrow, Nicholas (Kristin), Greg (Romie Martinez), Travis (Ashley), Sarah (David) Larson, Grace, Rose, and Anne Davenport; and many loving great-nieces, great-nephews, and cousins,

Steve was preceded in death by his parents, Bill and Jeri, a brother Arthur and stepfather Harry Boger.

Memorials may be made to Wesco Industries, 415 S. 11th Street, Denison, IA  51442

Tribute Video
Public Funeral Services
11:00 a.m., Saturday
January 30, 2021
Farber & Otteman Funeral Home
Lake View, Iowa

Pastor Bradley Smith
One Hour Prior to the Service
10:00 a.m., Saturday
January 30, 2021
Farber & Otteman Funeral Home
Lake View, Iowa
Ferguson Cemetery
Lake View, Iowa


Saturday, January 30, 2021 at 1:52 PM
“Sympathies to the Davenport family. Steve was such a sweet guy and I'm lucky to have known him while he was at WESCO. RIP Steve. ”
- Starla Webb
Thursday, January 28, 2021 at 5:23 PM
“Praying for the entire Davenport family as you grieve the loss of Steve. ”
- Wally Marshall
Thursday, January 28, 2021 at 10:57 AM
“I have wonderful memories of our annual visits to Iowa. I so enjoyed Steve; such a sweet and gentle person. ”
- Jackie JONES
Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at 7:58 PM
“ Susan and Davenport kids. It's so tough to lose a brother. Our sympathies. ”
- Jane Irwin Croll
Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at 11:43 AM
“Prayers to the Davenport family ”
- Sheila Velasquez
Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at 11:43 AM
“So sorry to hear about Steve. He will be so greatly missed. I just loved being around him and it was an absolute pleasure to have known him. Thoughts and prayers to all of his family. ”
- Deidra Brown
Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at 11:43 AM
“So vey sorry for your loss. Steve was a wonderful person. So many memories working with Steve at Camelot. Enjoyed our conversations. ”
- Mary Meseck
Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at 11:42 AM
“So sorry for your loss. I knew Steven from Wesco. He was so gentle, polite and I loved his smile. He certainly will be missed by all who knew him.”
- Carol Erickson
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