OBITUARY

Steven Guy Ingram

December 19, 1944October 31, 2020

Steven Guy Ingram was born in Oak Ridge, TN. His parents were Jarl and Colleen Ingram. He is survived by his wife Teri, son Chad, daughter-in-law Kelly, grandchildren Trinity and Derek Mootz, Collin, Abby & Sean Ingram (they reside in Shawnee, KS,). He is also survived by his sister Virginia “Ginger” Wingert, brother-in-law Steve Wingert (they reside in Lecompton, KS), and nephews Dennis and Kent Wingert.

Steve graduated from Lawrence High School in 1962, Missouri State University, and received a Masters in counseling from Emporia State University. Steve was a teacher in Berkeley, MO and a counselor and teacher at Topeka High School. He sold real estate for Stephens Real Estate in Lawrence, KS. Steve was a Journeyman Pipefitter for Local Union # 165, Topeka, KS. He was an Organizer & Lobbyist for the United Association of Plumbers and Pipefitters and Building and Construction Trades. He worked with General Motors in developing their dislocated workers program. He was a member of a labor/management/government team visiting officials in mainland China and USSR. Steve served as a National and Regional Coordinator for the Human Resources Development Institute of the National AFL/CIO in Washington DC. He was a consultant In Hungary & Eastern Europe concerning the downsizing and dislocated workers serving their local and state governments. Worked as Program Director for the Institute for Career Development, a joint Labor/Management Education Program serving approximately 76,000 United Steel workers and 14 major Steel companies at 55 local sites. He ended his career as the director of the Plumbers and Pipefitters Apprenticeship school in Topeka,KS. Steve loved to travel, photography, gardening and theatre. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association.

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Mary Arlene

December 20, 2020

Remembering the times like you were just here. Just those thoughts will make it easier for me to sleep tonight.. until we meet again...Blaze on.
Christmas is coming again the thought of you not here as my mom says YIKES. I miss you as much as before it doesn't fade or dim in any way. You are lucky not living this covid craziness....all testing now then hibernate
Ii wish you could be here with us kid comes soon.. ..we will leave the light on ...like the Hiltons you are loved...still .. and now my phone disappeared with my photo memories..thank god for the book. Soon Steve Soon

Mike & Barbara Malone

November 21, 2020

Teri and Chad, we just learned of Steve’s passing and wanted to express our deepest sympathy. It has been many years since the Aquahawks, but one of our fond memories is visiting with you and Steve during those long weekend meets. You were a wonderful couple who were admired by all on the club. You were so happy together and always willing to help. Oh, and Chad you are a pretty great guy, too.

Jeanie Clark

November 21, 2020

Steve was a man who enjoyed life and lived it to the fullest. When you were around him you always had a good time. I will miss him especially that little giggle of his. I will miss our family reunions and our boat rides together. Rest in peace dear cousin.
Til we meet again.
My condolences to Teri , Chad, and Ginger Prayers for all the family.

Carla Phillips

November 16, 2020

Jennifer called me over the weekend with the news of Steve's passing. I am sorry for your loss. Teri, please e-mail of call me once things settle down. 913-768-7875. I am in Lenexa now. My favorite memory was when I fell through my deck and you guys came to my rescue. I was a little afraid when Steve went home for the chain saw. He also always impressed me with his command of Mollie.

Denise Lehman

November 16, 2020

Teri,Chad,Ginger and families,
My heartfelt sympathies go out to the loss of our cousin Steve. Steve and Terri was one of my my favorite people. Loved our special times we had together. Lots of memories. Memories of my childhood of us fishing and boating on perry lake, our family reunions,happy times(weddings) and sad times(funerals).we've been there together. We're family! Thanks for the memories! Until the great family reunion with Jesus I will miss Steve he was special! He left a great legacy. Teri, please call me . You are not alone. Love cousin Denise. Chad and Ginger the same. Love you much.

Judy Parkins

November 14, 2020

Teri - I was with a group of trade unionists that traveled to Hungary. I have many photos with Steve in them and would be happy to share them with you. He was a great trade unionist and cared deeply for working men and women. My condolences to you and your family.
Judy Parkins

Cynthia Heath

November 7, 2020

Steve with Teri taught my husband and I a lot about home renovations and home decorating when I car-pooled with Teri to Topeka. Steve was a few years older and we always marveled at his knowledge of things like fishing. Steve also educated us on how union reps operated. What we shared in common was our beloved Jayhawks and parking at one of their rental properties before games. My regret is that I was not able to meet up with them in Florida. Teri, thank you for your kindness and may God be with you.
Cynthia Heath

Leo and Barbara Daniel

November 7, 2020

So very sorry to learn of Steve passing. We remember he and Teri from SBU in the 60's.......Our prayers are with you all.

Kris Henderson

November 7, 2020

Steve was my husband’s best friend and they celebrated over 50 years together! Steve was always very special to me and we enjoyed many visits to Florida to visit him and Teri each Spring and we will miss him so much! He was family to us and we loved him very much! We will have very fond memories of our many trips with Steve and Teri!

Donna & Carroll Wingert

November 5, 2020

Terri, we are so sorry to hear of your loss of Precious Husband, Steve . We felt close to you and Steve thru Ginger and Steve, we send our Love and Prayers. Carroll and Donna

FROM THE FAMILY