February 20, 1946 - May 6, 2020
Dateline: Godfrey Steven E. Brenegan, 74 died at 8:23 a.m. Wednesday May 6, 2020 at OSF St. Anthony’s Health Care in Alton. Born February 20, 1946 in LaCrosse WI, he was the son of Allan and Betty (Jefson) Brenegan. On June 1, 1966, he married the love of his life, Diane Hauge in Belmond, Iowa. She survives. Steve has two daughters, Tori Bunse of Godfrey and Heather Corbitt (David) of Swansea, IL, three grandchildren, Teryn Brenegan, Nicholas Brenegan, and Claire Bunse, two great grandchildren, Carter Brenegan, and Kamdyn Brenegan, a brother, Michael Brenegan (Gail) of Apple Valley, MN and sister, Debra Sieger (Robert) of Madison, WI. Steve also has multiple nieces and nephews all over the country. Steve was an avid golfer and said he was mistaken for Jack Nicholaus on occasion. He enjoyed numerous Cardinal Baseball Games including a World Series win! Steve tended a beautiful flower garden at the instruction of wife Diane, and won the Pride Award one year. Steve had a love for working with individuals with disabilities devoting 50 years to his profession. He was the Senior VP of Sales and Marketing for Challenge Unlimited in Alton. He was faithful member of The River Church. Steve never met a stranger. It was not uncommon on a family vacation for Steve to run into an old friend or make a new one. In lieu of flowers, friends of Steve may donate to the Dream Center at The River Church, Alton IL. On Wednesday, May 13, 2020 from 5:00-7:00 p.m., friends are invited to a drive-thru visitation at Gent Funeral Home in Alton. On Thursday, May 14, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. immediate family will gather for a graveside service at Valhalla Memorial Park in Godfrey. Friends are invited to line their cars alongside the gravesite. This fall, the family is planning a golf outing in celebration of Steve’s life. Online guestbook and information may be found at www.gentfuneralhome.com
Dateline: Godfrey Steven E. Brenegan, 74 died at 8:23 a.m. Wednesday May 6, 2020 at OSF St. Anthony’s Health Care in Alton. Born February 20, 1946 in LaCrosse WI, he was the son of Allan and Betty (Jefson) Brenegan. On June 1, 1966,... View Obituary & Service Information
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