OBITUARY

Stephen Craig PICKETT

November 30, 1946March 2, 2019

Stephen C. Pickett, 72 of Mesa, Arizona passed away March 2, 2019. He was born in Ottumwa, Iowa on November 30, 1946 to William Fredrick Pickett and Rosella Elizabeth Bower. Stephen graduated from Ottumwa High School. In 1964 Steve enlisted in the US Navy during the Vietnam War earning a Bronze Medal. After coming home he married Joyce Farrington and went on to receive an Associate’s Degree from Parsons College and raise their two daughters Jennifer and Stephanie. He enjoyed collecting butterflies and other insects, gardening and music. Stephen never liked being the center of attention but had a great sense of humor and always had a story to tell. His love for his family showed in all his actions you always knew he would be there for you. He loved spending time with all his grandchildren and fur babies. Stephen was an amazing husband, son, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He will forever live on in our hearts. He is survived by his wife Joyce Pickett, his daughters Jennifer Baker (Jeff) Stephanie Biernbaum (Scott) Grandchildren Amber Pendley,Austin Baker, Dallys Baker, Lexi Biernbaum and Jacob Biernbaum. His Great Grandson Zayn Krasser. His loving mother in law Betty Mayhugh. Brother in law Jim Farrington (Connie) Bonnie Ritz (Dale) and nephew and nieces Tony and Kim Farrington and Melissa Rhoads (Kevin).

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Stephen Craig PICKETT

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Lin Findling Drumm

March 9, 2019

Dear Joyce and family,
My heart is with you. Losing a soulmate is so hard. May God hold your hearts in his hand until they heal to the point that you can smile every time you think of Steve.
Love you,
Lin Findling Drumm

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