Steven W. Parris, 59, of North Liberty, died Sunday, June 29, 2014, at his residence. Funeral Services were held Thursday, July 3, at Lensing’s in Coralville with Alecia Williams officiating. In lieu of flowers the Steven Parris Memorial Fund has been established.
Steve was born on Aug. 16, 1954, in Davenport, the son of Jessie Parris and Bernice (Carothers) Nassen. He was a 1972 graduate of Mason City High School and NIACC. He later attended the University of Iowa where he majored in history. After high school, he joined the U.S. Navy and served during the Vietnam War. On Nov. 17, 1990, he married Natasha Boerhave in Clear Lake. Steve was employed as a Computer Technician at the University of Iowa for six years before retiring.
Survivors include his wife Natasha, of North Liberty, his son Ben and his two daughters, Kaylee Rae and Alexa Cruz of Clear Lake; father-in-law, Dale Boerhave of Iowa City; brother-in-law, Scott Boerhave of North Liberty; and sister-in-law, Tanya Boerhave of Osceola.
He was preceded in death by his parents.