Byron ~ Steven James Grapensteter, age 71, of Byron-Holley Rd., passed away Sunday afternoon (May 1, 2022) at Strong Memorial Hospital in the loving presence of his family.
He was born December 22, 1950 in Rochester, a son of the late Jack and Claire Rauscher Grapensteter.
Steven will be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and uncle. He was a proud "Paw" to his grandchildren, who simply cherished him.
He will be sadly missed by his loving and devoted "high school sweetheart" of 48 years, Sandy DuBois Grapensteter; sons, Steven (Amanda) Grapensteter and James Grapensteter; daughter, Virginia (Joseph) Kapelke; grandchildren, Blake, Aiden, Logan and Lucas Grapensteter, Joseph Jr. and Jonathan Kapelke, Mackenzie, Madison and Maryann Grapensteter; brothers, Kevin Grapensteter and Scott Grapensteter, along with several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Family and friends may call on Wednesday, May 4 from 4 ~ 8 PM at the Falcone Family Funeral & Cremation Service Inc., 8700 Lake St. Rd., LeRoy, where funeral services will be held on Thursday, May 5 at 10:00 AM. Interment will follow in the North Byron Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to either St. Jude Children's Hospital or the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation.