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Steve Allen Mize

Godfrey | Monday, May 24 2010

Steve Allen Mize, 56, died at 3:17 p.m. Monday, May 24, 2010 at Saint Anthony’s Health Center in Alton.

He was born November 13, 1953 in Alton to Orville and Virginia (Oseland) Mize. On April 16, 1990 in Riverside, CA he married Beverly Locke and she survives. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps for 81/2 years and was a member of The Salvation Army Citadel. He was a cook/chef for many restaurants including the Disneyland Hotel in California for many years.

Besides his wife he is survived by four daughters; Kristie Wanger and her husband Patrick of Alton, Elizabeth Rose Scarberry of Chico, CA, Stephanie Jean Louise Mize of Godfrey and Michelle Osborne and her husband Jason of Riverside, CA. Four sons; Donald Mize and his wife Blythe of Port Orchard, WA, Matthew Mize of Santa Monica, CA, George Mize and his wife Danna of Riverside, CA and Larry Maine and his wife Denise of Broken Bowl, OK. Three sisters; Jenny Kershner and her husband Larry of Roxana, Wilma Roots of Wood River and Donna Summers and her husband Craig of St. Ann, MO. Adopted Mom; Golda Weber of Alton and Uncle; Mel Davis and his wife Pat of Wood River. He was preceded in death by a brother James Mize.

Visitation will be Thursday, May 27, 2010 from 10:00 a.m. until time of funeral services at 12:00 Noon at Gent Funeral Home with Captain Randy Tooley to officiate.

Additional information and online guest book may be found at


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