1954-2012

Timothy Luverne Steinkamp, 58, of Wall Lake, died Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012, at Loring Hospital in Sac City.

Mass of the Christian burial will be at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 7, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Wall Lake with burial to follow at Wall Lake Cemetery.  

Visitation is from 5 to 7 p.m. with a prayer vigil at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Wall Lake.

Farber & Otteman Funeral Home in Wall Lake is in charge of arrangements. Tim was born on Aug. 12, 1954, to Lawrence and Estella (Reising) Steinkamp in rural Wall Lake. He was baptized as an infant and confirmed his faith as a youth at St. Bernard Catholic Church in Breda. He attended St. Bernard Catholic School in Breda where he graduated in 1972. He went on to earn his associate’s degree in building trades at Des Moines Area Community College.

On May 26, 1979, Tim married Micki Olberding at St. Bernard Catholic Church. They were blessed with two children, Kimberly and Scott. They were later divorced.

Tim worked for Grote Construction shortly after college then farmed with his brothers until 1993. He went to work at GOMACO as a machinist in Ida Grove and at New Hope Village in Carroll until his health forced him to quit.  

He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Wall Lake, often lecturing for services. Tim was a great father, grandfather, brother and friend, always providing for his family first. He enjoyed camping and playing foosball and cards.

Survivors include his daughter, Kimberly Steinkamp of Wall Lake; son Scott Steinkamp of Milford; two granddaughters; eight brothers: Leon (Dorothy) Steinkamp of Grand Meadow, Minn.; Luverne (Alice) Steinkamp of Adams, Minn.; Dean (Mary) Steinkamp of Lee Summit, Mo.; Ambrose (Millie) Steinkamp of Wall Lake; Neil (Marie) Steinkamp of Lake View; Orlin (Myra) Steinkamp of Wall Lake; Dennis (Vivian) Steinkamp of Des Moines; and Mark (Renee) Steinkamp of Carroll; many nieces and nephews; and extended family members and friends.

Tim was preceded in death by his parents, Lawrence and Estella; and sister and brother-in-law Linda and Joe Klein.