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“I'm happy to have had the opportunity to get to know Steve while working with him for the Scott County Engineer's Department. My condolences and...Read More »
1 of 15 | Posted by: Russ Stutt - Newton, IA

“Pat, I was so sorry to hear of Steve's passing. I'll be keeping you, Steve, and the rest of your family in my thoughts & prayers. RIP Steve. ”
2 of 15 | Posted by: Jill (Carter) Green - Davenport, IA

“Pat, I am so very sorry for your loss. Steve was such a great guy and will be missed. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
3 of 15 | Posted by: Jill Niebuhr - Walcott, IA

“Angie and Family, We know how difficult this time is for you. But in time the good memories will help you with your sorrow. Please know that our...Read More »
4 of 15 | Posted by: Ruth Loubier and Kathy Tomes - FL

“Angela, There are so many people here in Florida thinking about you during this difficult time. Hold on to your wonderful memories and know he is in...Read More »
5 of 15 | Posted by: Cheryl Ankenbrandt - Fort Myers, FL

“Pat, my thoughts and prayers are with you. Steve was one of my favorite members and I will definitely miss him and his quirky smile. He had a great...Read More »
6 of 15 | Posted by: Peggy McDonald

“Ruth and Cindy - Sorry for your loss. We had great times at Johnson school. ”
7 of 15 | Posted by: Rita Specht

“Of course my childhood is filled with tons of great memories involving my Uncle Steve but one of my fav's would be when I came to town with my kids...Read More »
8 of 15 | Posted by: Terah Marie Harris - Highland, IN

“Pat, Angie and family,Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Please know that Steve is at peace now and that he is watching over you. May all...Read More »
9 of 15 | Posted by: Dana and Rich Mershon - FL

“Reynolds Family, The loss of friend Reno is felt here in CR and at the Campground. Please know our deepest sympathies are being sent. Since my son...Read More »
10 of 15 | Posted by: Shelley "Cecil" Baumert - IA

“To Cindy, You have my sympathy. My prayers go out to you and your family. ”
11 of 15 | Posted by: Mary Jo Wilhelm - Cresco, IA

“Jake, may god bless your father Reno. Enjoyed meeting him and knowing him, always had that smile/smirk on his face that you have also-love it. ...Read More »
12 of 15 | Posted by: Al Conrad - davenport, IA

“Reno was a good friend and fellow co-worker. We had a lot of good times playing cards and working on projects together at Scott County Roads before...Read More »
13 of 15 | Posted by: Ted Papuga - DeWitt, IA

“Pat and family, "There are no goodbyes for us. Wherever you are, you will be forever in are hearts." ”
14 of 15 | Posted by: Mark and Becky Murphy - Donahue, IA

“Pat - We were so shocked to learn of Steve's passing. Our deepest sympathy goes out to you and your family. Steve was always a good friend and...Read More »
15 of 15 | Posted by: AL & Jeri Moore - Friends


Funeral services to celebrate the life of Stephen M. "Reno" Reynolds, 61, a resident of Davenport will be 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at the Halligan McCabe DeVries Funeral Home, 614 Main Street, downtown Davenport. The family will greet friends from 4:00 until 7:00 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, following Reno's request please dress casual. Following services, cremation rites will be accorded. Private family burial will be at Davenport Memorial Park Thursday morning. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Heartland Hospice.
Steve died Sunday, October 14, 2012 at his home, surrounded by his loving family.
Steve was born on August 7, 1951 in Des Moines, Iowa, the son of Louis "Lou" and Ruth Elizabeth (Kucharo) Reynolds. He grew up in Davenport, and attended Lincoln and Johnson Elementary Schools, Frank L. Smart Intermediate, and graduated from West High School in 1969. After high school, Reno went to Northeast Missouri State in Kirksville, MO.
After college he went to work for Scott County for two years as a surveyor. Reno said he left that job for "greener pastures." First, going to Colorado where he worked in a mine, a job he truly enjoyed, then he went to work for the Scott County Secondary Road Engineer Office as an Engineering Aide. He retired in September of 2012 after 28 years of dedicated service; to celebrate that milestone he had a huge bash at Stoeger's.
Steve was united in marriage to Patricia M. Harris in 1982 in Long Grove. They were happily married for 30 years. He was previously married to Vicki Langlais in 1973; they had one son, Jacob. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and friend to many.
Reno was a White Sox, Cubs, Bears, and Iowa Hawkeye fan and enjoyed watching the Hawkeyes win on Saturday. He enjoyed golf, darts, bowling, fishing, camping, and traveling.
He is survived by his loving wife, Patty Reynolds; son, Jacob M. Reynolds, both of Davenport; daughters, Angela E. Parrish, Cape Coral, FL and Jessica L. (Tony) Lawson, New Liberty, IA; grandchildren, Cory, Dylan, and Jacob; his mother, Ruth Reynolds; sister, Cindy (Joseph) Winckler, mother-in-law, Norma Kiely, additional in-laws, Rick (Connie) Harris, all of Davenport, John (Mary) Harris and Carol Thurston, all of Cape Coral, FL; and lots of nieces and nephews.
Reno was preceded in death by a son Seth Reynolds, his father Lou, and brothers-in-law Ted and Dave Harris. May they rest in peace.