Stephen Wayne Corzine

July 23, 1943August 7, 2018

Stephen “Steve” Wayne Corzine (75) of Glendale, Arizona entered into Heaven on August 7, 2018. Steve was born in Anna, Illinois on July 23, 1943.

Steve was a loving husband, beloved father, and friend.

Steve leaves behind the “Love of his life” and best friend Barb (LaBruyer) Corzine; sons Keith (Leila Parsa) and Kevin Corzine; granddaughter Parnia Corzine; brother Tim Corzine; brother-in-law Dan LaBruyer; nephew Chris McEntire; nieces Barb (McEntire) Kirkland, Madeline Corzine and Claudia Corzine; and many other family and friends.

Steve was born in Illinois and raised in Missouri by his parents Wayne and Barbara (Millspaugh) Corzine. Steve had a passion for education. He received his bachelor's degree at Southeast Missouri State and went on to gain a Master’s degree at the University of Mo-Rolla, and then his BSN in 1990. Steve made a career in Systems Analogy. In addition to raising a family and education Steve was a nurse working in a hospital which opened the door to him working as a Hospice Nurse, where his compassion and gentleness were used.

Steve married Barb on June 19, 1965. Shortly after marring Steve went to Officer's Training School for the U.S. Air force (1966) and was commissioned in February 1967. While serving his country Steve completed tours in both Thailand and Vietnam. Steve was very proud to serve for his country and was considered a great patriot.

Steve’s greatest love was his wife and traveling with her; his passion was people. They were fortunate to see many places and meet many wonderful people along the way. Steve and his smile will be greatly missed.


  • Visitation Wednesday, August 8, 2018
  • Funeral Service Thursday, August 9, 2018

Stephen Wayne Corzine

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Betty Bigler

August 12, 2018

Hold on to your memories, and let them guide you during this time of sadness. i will always remember the family reunions in Carbondale. Steve was always there with his family. I will treasure those memories.