Steve J. Pyevich, 81, of Carbon Cliff passed away July 13, 2023 at Illini Restorative Care Center in Silvis.
Funeral services will be 11:00am Thursday, July 20, 2023 at Assumption Greek Orthodox Church in East Moline. Visitation will be 4-7pm Wednesday at Schroder Mortuary in Silvis. Burial will be in Moline Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society, St. George Church in Joliet, or Assumption Greek Orthodox Church.
Steve was born March 20, 1942 in Silvis, IL the son of Todor and Danica (Krajnovich) Pyevach. He graduated from UTHS in 1960 and received a master’s degree in education and an Education Specialist degree from Western Illinois University. Steve married Nancy Edmund May 22, 1970 in Moline, IL. He was a math and science teacher at Silvis Junior High School and UTHS. He was also an Associate principal at UTHS. Steve was a proud lodge member of Serb National Federation Lodge 129 where he has served as president since 1991. He enjoyed traveling to his condo in Arizona for the winter and spending time with his friends there. He also enjoyed all kinds of sports including Cubs, Bears, Fighting Illini, and of course UTHS. He also enjoyed discussing current events, politics, and business. Steve loved spending time with his grandchildren.
Those left to cherish his memory are his wife Nancy; sons Steven (Eileen) Pyevich, Brian (Kristy) Pyevich, and Thomas (Sarah) Pyevich; grandchildren Steven, Alexander, Rachel, Lily, Lauren, Isabelle, and Charlotte; brothers Mike (Betty) Pyevich, Eli (Linnea) Pyevich, and Dan (Donna) Pyevich and several nieces and nephews.
Steve was preceded in death by his parents and an aunt Draginja Krajnovich.
The family would like to thank Dr. Porubcin, Dr. Gist, and University of Iowa Hospitals Cancer team for their care and support.