- September 26, 1950 - May 23, 2013
- Hoopeston, Illinois
of Steven's Passing
- The family suggests memorial contributions be made to:
St. Jude Tribute Program
P.O. Box 1000, Dept 142
Memphis, TN 38148-0142
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“Buck was one of the best friends I've ever had if not the best. I miss him.
1 of 9 | Posted by: Duane Vogel. - Oakwood, IL
“Steven was a great man, always willing to help someone in any way he could. He came to my rescue when I found myself homeless. He worked with me and...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Debra Connelly - Rankin, IL
“So sorry to hear of Buck's passing. He was a good friend of my brothers, Pat and Joe, and spent a lot of time at our house over the years. Buck...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Maureen McNeely Klein - Batavia, IL
“We are sorry for your loss! Pat & Buck were good friend all through school in Rankin. Had a lot of good times together! Pat said Buck was fine person...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Patrick & Patricia McNeely - IL
“Got to know Buck when we lived next to Wayne. He was a quiet, respectful guy. Really enjoyed knowing him. He'll be missed by alot of friends. Our...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Denny & Joyce Weber - Rankin, IL
“Dear Mike, Cynde and the Alt Family, We wish to express our deepest sympathy on the loss of your brother, Steve. Our prayers are with the entire...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Dan and Janet Culkin - Rantoul, IL
“i can remember growing up around buck, he was a close friend of my brothers, randy especially. buck was a hell of a good guy and would have givin you...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: kevin deck - paxton, IL
“May God Bless the Alt Family. We grew up with all of you and we have very fond memories of playing with you all at Dixon Park in Rankin and going to...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Phil and Teresa Mikalik - Pierson, FL
“Rest in Peace "Buck"! You were a great friend to our family and I appreciate that. May the wonderful memories your family has of you replace any...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Vern Hofer - Cary, NC - Friend
Steven L. "Buck" Alt, 62, of Hoopeston, IL, passed away at 6:10 P.M. Thursday May 23, 2013 at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, IL. He was born September 26, 1950 in Watseka, IL, the son of Elmer and Florence (Hauptli) Alt.
He is survived by one sister, Cynthia (Mike) Klein of Danville, IL; two brothers, Stanley (Ann) Alt of Gibson City, IL and Wesley (Mary) Alt of Leland, N.C. and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Buck worked for the Union Pacific Railroad for over 30 years, before retiring. He enjoyed watching baseball, especially the St. Louis Cardinal's. Buck's greatest enjoyment was golfing, camping and spending time socializing with his friends.