Steve Ihlenfeldt


Steve Ihlenfeldt, 63, of Waco, passed away Tuesday, August 26th at a local Hospice Care Facility.

Funeral services: 2 PM Saturday, August 30, 2014, at Lake Shore Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jeff Stinson officiating.

Burial: White Rock Cemetery in Ross, TX.

Visitation: 6 to 8 PM Friday, August 29th at Lake Shore Funeral Home, 5201 Steinbeck Bend in Waco.

Steve was born January 24, 1951 in Waco, to Samuel and Dorothy (Gribble) Ihlenfeldt. He was the owner of “The Spur” in Lacy Lakeview for the past 15 years. He also owned and operated his own flooring installation business for over 40 years. He was the former owner of P&S Surplus in McGregor for 12 years. Steve loved the outdoors especially, hunting and fishing.

He was preceded in death by his father, Sam Ihlenfeldt; stepfather, Bobbie K. Hickman; sister, Yvonne Gordon; grandparents, William and Mary Ihlenfeldt, and Elmer and Beaulah Gribble.

Survivors include his wife, Donna Ihlenfeldt; sons, Stephen Ihlenfeldt and wife Tammy, Gaylen Ihlenfeldt and wife Mandy, and Danny Ihlenfeldt; daughters, Wendy Puig and Kaylee Ihlenfeldt; 3 stepchildren; 26 Grandchildren; 1 great grandchild; mother, Dorothy Hickman; brothers, Darrell Ihlenfeldt and wife Jacki; and Bobby Hickman; sister, Becke Lord; 4 aunts; and 1 uncle; special friends, Debbie and Wade Bargeron, Brian Brich, Jeannie Willis, and Carrie Daniel; and numerous friends and other relatives.

Special thanks to Providence Hospital staff and nurses at 3 North, ICU and Providence Hospice Place.

He was loved by many and he will be greatly missed.

Thoughts and memories may be shared in the online Guest Book at

Place of Service: Lake Shore Funeral Home Chapel , 5201 Steinbeck Bend; Waco, TX 76708

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Condolence Messages

  1. Deepest sympathies to family and friends. Steve was a really good man and he will be missed. <3

  2. My deepest sympathy to the family. I meet Steve on a job interview for a djay job at the bar. He was a very fair man and I enjoyed my year working there. Very fond memories of a good man husband and grandfather

  3. Steve was a special man! I will never forget the kindness ha has shown me. To the family and friends, I extend my deepest condolences, and I pray for your comfort during this terrible time!

  4. Donna I am so sorry for you and the family.My prayers and thoughts are going up for you all.

  5. Aunt Donna I’m here if you ever need me. Uncle Steve and you were there for Tim and I when we needed y’all most.

  6. My condolences go out to Donna and all of the others lives that Steve impacted and continue to impact. My heart is heavy. Steve was a beautiful soul may he rest in peace.

  7. Steve u will be missed donna and family we r so sorry for yall s loss

  8. Didn’t get to know you that long but you were a great man and would help anyone out. I will always remember your laugh.! Rest in peace Steve. Prayers for the family.

  9. Miss Dorothy,
    You and the entire family are in my thoughts and prayers. May God Bless and keep you in His arms during this time of sorrow. I love you dearly and pray for you daily.

  10. Patricia & Leon Evans

    Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. We have known Steve for many years. Even though we did not see him often, he will be greatly missed.

  11. Dorothy and all….I am so sorry for your loss. It has really been a rough couple of years for you all. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  12. I am sorry for your loss, Donna and the entire family. He touched the lives of so many people and will be missed very much. RIP Steve

  13. Londa Sutton Harris

    Donna, I am so sorry for your loss. Steve will be truly missed. You will always be in my thoughts and prayers. May God Bless you! Randall and I will always be here for you if you ever need us. Love You!!

  14. Steve gave me my first show in Waco at the Spur several years ago. I worked for him off and on over the years. Always a fair and decent man. He would give you the shirt off his back. He never refused a friend in need. I am proud to have known him and call him friend. You will be missed my friend, I will see you again someday.

  15. My prayers go out to Steve and Donna’s family in this time. I pray for peace and comfort in the upcoming days and weeks. Steve was always kind to me and lots of great memories at the Spur!

  16. Sherry Garrett (Scott & White Clinic Bellmead)

    Your family and friends are in my thoughts and prayers. I pray for peace and comfort in the weeks to come. He will be missed by all.

  17. i am sorry for your loss. Steve was a great man he will be missed.

  18. Ricky& Elizabeth

    prayers for family from us Steve R.I.P

  19. I will miss you dearly im so sorry i couldnt make it i.just coyldnt do it i no you no in your heart that i loved you your were my of a kind fly with the eagles

  20. Dorothy: our thoughts and prayers go out to you and the rest of Steve’s family. Wishing you all peace and comfort through this extremely difficult time.

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