STERLING – Steve McCormick, 56, of Sterling, died peacefully Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, at his home.
He was born Sept. 21, 1956, in Sterling, the son of James E. and Mary R. (Greenway) McCormick. He was a 1974 graduate of Newman Central Catholic High School. He worked at the former Eagle Grocery Store in Sterling for more than 20 years. Most recently, he worked for 8 years at Crest Foods in Ashton. Steve was a past volunteer firefighter for the city of Sterling Fire Department.
Surviving are his daughters, Megan (Doug) Gullickson of Las Vegas, and Emily McCormick (Nic Holldorf) of Sterling; his sister, Kathy (Jerry) Matznick of Sterling; his brothers, Terry (Connie) McCormick of Sterling, Robert (Mary) McCormick of Rock Falls, and Jim McCormick of Sterling; and two grandchildren, Dylan and Brady.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his sister, Patricia Duncan; and his brother, William McCormick, in infancy.
A gathering of friends and family will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Monday at McDonald Funeral Home, 505 First Ave., Sterling. Cremation rites have been accorded.