MUSCATINE, Iowa - Steve Faust, 50, of Muscatine, passed away on Tuesday, April 27, 2021, at the UnityPoint Trinity Muscatine Hospital. He gave the gift of life through organ and tissue donation.
There will be a Celebration of Life at a later date. The Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be made, in Steve's honor, to the family. Online condolences may be made to www.wittichfuneralhome.com.
Steve was born on February 23, 1971, in Muscatine, the son of Bert Everett and Bernadean Hahn Faust.
Steve graduated from L-M High School where he was involved in wrestling and later participated at the collegiate level. He took pride in driving a fork truck at his job. Steve was strong individual and had played rugby with the Muscatine Outlaws. He was an avid Dallas Cowboy and Notre Dame Irish football fan. Steve enjoyed grilling and fishing while listening to Hank Williams Jr. He never met a stranger, was always upbeat, and encouraging others.
Those left to honor his memory are his two daughters, Emily Faust and Haley Faust both of Muscatine; his siblings, Rebecca Bonnichsen and her husband, Tom, of Letts, Dave Faust and his wife, Trisha, of Muscatine, and Jan Calvert and her husband, Guy, of Nebraska; several nieces and nephews, and many special friends.
Steve is preceded in death by his parents; and one brother, Ted Pratt.
"I can't believe steve is gone i grew up with his daughters. I remember
He used to make me these cheeseburgers but he called them
Crabbiepatties from spongebob when ever i was upset he always
Make me laugh . He was such a nice loving man and father im so sorry for the
Girls loss of there father "
"Steve was a great guy who always made me feel special. His nickname for me was Sh__ ball! No idea why, but it always made me laugh. So many memories with Steve down at Bryon Allen's house in Meyer's Addition. The world lost a great man. Love and peace to the family. My heart breaks for everyone. "
"Haley & Emily, my heart breaks for you girls. Please know I am praying for you at this time. May God wrap His loving arms around you as you grieve the loss of your father. Hang on to each other and share your memories together. And remember how much your momma loves you both and she is there for you to help you grieve. I love you girls, Aunt Stacey"