Philip Steenoven, age 87 of Lima, died at 6:55 a.m., Friday, July 12, 2013 at St. Rita’s Medical Center. He was born April 20, 1926 in Rotterdam, Netherlands; the son of the late Thomas Cornelis and Anna Marie Van Kan van de Steenoven. He married Jeanne Buitelaar who survives.
Mr. Steenoven retired from BP and then went on to work at the Elk Lodge #54 of Lima. He loved soccer, playing as a young man, and even taught some when coming to the United States.
He is survived by a daughter – Yvonne (Greg) Stevens of Wapakoneta; 4 grandchildren – Josh Stevens, Andria Rodgers, Angela Davis, and Christopher Rader; 7 great grandchildren; and a brother – Tom Steenoven of Australia.
He was preceded in death by a daughter – Linda Ann Rader who died in 1997 and a brother Frans Steenoven.
Graveside services will begin 1:00 p.m., Thursday, July 18, 2013 at Woodlawn Cemetery, Lima. The Rev. Lynn Fox will officiate.