Darin Steva, age 42 of Perry, passed away on Sunday, November 20, 2016 at the St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester, MN. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, November 26, 2016 at 1:00 PM at the Perry High School Performing Arts Center in Perry. Visitation will be on Friday, November 25, 2016 from 2:00 to 7:00 p.m. with family present from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Carris Family Funeral Home in Perry. Memorials will be given to his children's college fund and may be left at the Carris Family Funeral Home.
Darin Christopher Steva was born on December 19, 1973 at Marshalltown, IA to Dennis Lee and Deborah Jean (Hall) Steva. He graduated high school from MFL-Mar-Mac with the class of 1992. After high school, he attended William Penn College at Oskaloosa. His first teaching job was at South O'Brien Schools for a year. He then moved to Perry in 1998 and taught Industrial Tech and Drivers Ed. He was united in marriage to Rachel Reed in Des Moines, IA on July 28, 2001.
He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Perry, the Perry Elks Lodge, Otley Masonic Lodge in Perry and Skills USA. He enjoyed coaching football, basketball, baseball and following the Iowa Hawkeyes. Darin was an active member of the Perry Schools, the community and was a mentor to many students.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Dennis and Deborah Steva and a brother, Derek Steva.
He is survived by his wife Rachel Steva, his children, Caden and Callie Steva of Perry, sister Dawnette (Mark) Cigrand, Cochrane, WI, 2 brothers, Donald John "DJ" Steva, North Liberty, IA and Dustin (Jose) Steva, Chicago, IL, parents-in-law, Roger and Gail Reed, Urbandale, IA, sister-in-law, Rhonda (Dale) Moyle, Fairfax, IA and many nieces and nephews.
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Perry, IA 50220
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