Steven K. Spencer
July 12, 1977 - September 04, 2021
Wednesday, September 08, 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Young Family Funeral Home - Kendallville Chapel
Wednesday, September 08, 7:00 PM
Young Family Funeral Home - Kendallville Chapel
Steven Kenneth Spencer, 44, of Kendallville died unexpectedly on Saturday, September 4, 2021, at his residence.
He was born July 12, 1977, in Kendallville to Kenneth L. Spencer and Shirley (Maxson) Ihrie. His father preceded him in death.
Steve worked for Frontier in Fort Wayne as a network engineer. He was a 1996 graduate of East Noble High School.
Steve served as President of the Board for the East Noble Youth Baseball League and was the bowling coach for East Noble High School and Middle School. He also was President of the Kendallville Bowling Association and scored multiple 300 games in bowling. He enjoyed playing guitar, golfing, and his time as a meat cutter.
Surviving are three sons, Christopher (Abigail) Spencer of Kendallville, Jacob Spencer of Kendallville, and Isaac Spencer of Kendallville; Christopher’s mother, Tricia Hoffelder of Kendallville; Jacob and Isaac’s mother, Melissa (Rauh) Spencer of Kendallville; his mother and stepfather, Shirley and Mike Ihrie of Kendallville; two sisters, Jenny (Huey) White of Kendallville and Nikki (Carl) Spitznaugle of Navarre, Florida; two nephews, Caleb (Caylin Reed) Henschen and Andrew Patrick; and many aunts, uncles, and cousins.
A celebration of Steve’s life will be Wednesday, September 8, 2021, at 7 p.m. at Young Family Funeral Home, Kendallville Chapel, 222 South State Street, Kendallville with Pastor Percy Young officiating.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Preferred memorials may be directed to ENYBL (East Noble Youth Baseball League).
View a video tribute after Wednesday or share memories and condolences at www.youngfamilyfuneralhome.com
Mike, Shirley, and family, I am deeply saddened and grieved by the death of your beloved Steve. I give you my love and prayers as you endure this pain.
Shirley & family, there are not words to express the sadness I felt when hearing about the loss of your son. Please accept my heartfelt condolences and may the wonderful memories you have of him sustain you through this very difficult time, and may you feel God’s comforting arms around you.
So sorry to hear of Steve's passing. He was such a kind hearted person who cared for so many. Thoughts and prayers to Shirley, Jenny and family.
Steve was a great neighbor, a kind and gentle man. Please accept our deepest condolences.
My heart aches for your whole family. I wish sorry was enough to ease the pain, but I know that its not enough. Remember the good times, and let those memories continue to be shared with his children and loved ones. Much love from the Harper-Lovitt family.
Dear Shirley and Mike, Steve's children and other family members, our son told us today about Steve's' passing! We have no words that can adequately console or express our sadness at your loss! We will forever remember Steve as a smiling, happy man, coach and mentor to the children he coached (our grandson being one of them)! Our sincerest sympathy.
We were so sad to hear this news. Our love and comfort goes out to all the family. From the Rock-N-Country band.
Shirley, I am so sorry. Sincerely, Barb
Dear Shirley and family, I am so very sorry to read of your son's death. There is no pain like losing your child. Since I lost my son I know of your pain and how it changes your life. I am sure you have many people to support you, and I hope you can also feel the support of your friends in Kendallville and at Edward Jones. My love to you. Alanna
Shirley and Mike- We offer our sincerest condolences and pray GOD gives you all comfort in your grief. Our hearts and prayers are with you and your family- With Love, Laura and Gary Prine
So sorry to hear about Steve’s passing. My condolences to his family.
We are so sorry for your loss. May you feel the presence of the Lord round about you giving you strength and comfort during the days ahead.
My heart goes out to you. Praying for the peace and comfort that only the Holy Spirit can give.
I first met Steve around 2005 through the sons of the VFW. We became Friends and our wife's knew each other too. We enjoyed beers, shuffleboard and good laughs. I helped him remodel his kitchen and other home improvements. I'll miss y0u
Shirley and Mike, I'm so sorry for your loss. I pray God will help to comfort your family during this difficult time.
Shirley & family: Sorry to hear about Steve. You have our Sympathy and prayers. Steve and I met at the Bowling Center( of coarse) and became friends over the years. he was a great bowler, I had to struggle to beat him, he was also a good Bowling coach I was glad he took over the EN Bowling team when I stepped away from it. as well as the Bowling Assoc. duties. He was playing a big roll in trying to get the leagues started again after the problems with the center closing. he will be missed by the Bowling Assoc..
Shirley and family, Our deepest sympathies to the family. Praying the comfort of the Holy Spirit and your precious memories will sustain you during this most difficult time.
Mike,Shirley and family may God bless you at this difficult time. Steve touched so many lives during his short time with us. I can remember when the kids started bowling and playing baseball so many good times. Sending prayers.
You will be missed by so many, you had such a huge impact on so many lives.
You will be very much missed in the community. May GOD welcome you home with open arms. Many prayers to his family! It is not good-bye but until we meet again.
I was blessed to have you in my life only for a short time but your memory will be etched in my heart and soul till the end of my days. Love you to the moon and back.