Stephen “Steve” Dwight Oyer, 60, of Gardner, passed away December 9, 2014 at Olathe Medical Center.
Steve was born May 20, 1954 in Ottawa, Kan. to Wesley Dwight and Barbara N. (Hoover) Oyer. He had lived in Garnett and moved to Gardner in 1966. Steve was a 1972 graduate of Gardner High School and attended JCCC and Manhattan Christian. He worked in the parts department at Freightliner for eight years, retiring in 2010. Steve was a member of Calvary Baptist Church and Gardner Baptist Church. He was a member of “Joy Unlimited” clown ministry where he was known as “Mr. Noodles.” Steve enjoyed his collectibles. He will be missed by family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his father, mother and brother Roger. Steve is survived by his brother Doug and wife Jan Oyer, Gardner, Kan; sisters Denise and husband Mike Chambers and Lanita Oyer all of Gardner, and many nieces and nephews.
Memorial service will be held 12 noon Saturday, December 20, 2014 at Bruce Funeral Home, Gardner, (913) 856-7111. Inurnment follows at Gardner Cemetery. Visitation 11:00 am before the service at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Assoc. Condolences may be left at