Steven D. Daniels, 61, of Coralville and formerly of Oskaloosa, died Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, at his home in Coralville.
Steven DeWayne Daniels, son of Paul M. and Pearl Thomas Daniels Jr., was born Nov. 16, 1951, in Sigourney. The family moved to Sigourney and then to Oskaloosa when Steve was a child. He married Aletha Hugen and they later divorced. He married Brenda Mitchell, Aug. 23, 1983, at the United Methodist Church in New Sharon. To that union two sons were born, Jamie Leon and Steve Jared Daniels. Steve and Brenda later divorced. Steve was self-employed, owning and operating Mahaska Roofing. He later built “The North Forty Lounge,” which he owned and operated as well. Steve was an avid Hawkeye fan and all-around sports fan. He also enjoyed riding his motorcycle, mushroom hunting and the great out-doors.
His family include his sons: Jamie Daniels, of New Sharon, and Steve (Kayla Michelle) Daniels, of Deep River, and a great-granddaughter, Lauren Elizabeth Daniels; his mother, Pearl (Robert) Baird, of What Cheer; a sister, Sharon Daniels, of What Cheer, and a brother, Gary Daniels, of Tracy.
In addition to his father, Steve was preceded in death by a brother, Danny Daniels.
Funeral services for Steve will be held at 1:30 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 11, at the Garland-Van Arkel-Langkamp Funeral Chapel with The Rev. Mark Dolan officiating. Burial will be in Springfield Cemetery near Delta. Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. Friday; the family will be at the funeral chapel from 5-6 p.m. to greet visitors. Memorial contributions may be made in his name. Memories and condolences may be made by visiting the online obituary guest book at www.gvlfuneralchapel.com.