Stephen Albert Patsaros, 74, passed away unexpectedly on January 19, 2021 at his home in Alton.
He was born March 21, 1946 in Alton, IL to Gus and Evelyn “Legg” Patsaros. He graduated from Jerseyville in 1964.
Steve was a Vietnam War Vet who was a Purple Heart recipient, worked at Paraquad in St. Louis for over 16 years, and prior to that he was employed at Beverly Farm Foundation in Godfrey.
Surviving is his 2 brothers Don (Vickie) of Godfrey, Scott (Sherry) of Jerseyville, and his sister Toni Heafner (Elmer) of Jerseyville. Three sons Michael, Patrick, and Brian along with his wife Tricia and their 2 sons Demetre and Dakotah. He had 2 great grandchildren Maddie and Grayson, with one on the way Atlas, several nieces and nephews.
Steve took pride and enjoyed playing the role of Santa Claus every year; he was recognized in the hall of fame for Santas in Santa Claus Indiana. He enjoyed his family; they were everything to him. He was always helping others, thinking of them before himself.
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