Milton Stephen “Steve” Bumbacher

Godfrey | Saturday, October 22 2011

Milton Stephen “Steve” Bumbacher, 71, passed away at 11:00 pm, Saturday October 22, 2011 at Alton Memorial Hospital from complications of lung cancer. 

He was born on March 13, 1940 in St. Joseph, MO the son of Milton L. & Theresa (Bokay) Bumbacher.

Steve graduated from Alton High School and attended Southern Illinois University.  He was a USAF veteran and was an active member of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Alton.

Steve started Eagle Enterprises Lighting and Electrical Supply in 1976 and continued to work until September of this year.

He leaves behind his wife, Elizabeth (Sneeden) Bumbacher, a daughter, Sara Cooke, three grandchildren, Adam, Aaron and Allison, one brother and sister-in-law, Philip & Carolyn Bumbacher, two nieces, Emily and Anna,several cousins and many friends. 

His parents preceded him in death.

In celebration of his life, a memorial visitation will be from 5 to 8 pm Tuesday October 25, 2011 at Elias, Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home in Godfrey.

A Memorial Mass will be held at 11 am Wednesday October 25, 2011 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Alton with Fr. David Boase celebrant.

Inurnment will be private.

In Lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be directed to St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Essic Robinson Head Start in Alton, or a Charity of One’s Choice.

Online condolences and guest book may be found at

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Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home

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