Steve Samuel Ahlfield

November 22, 1949May 25, 2015

Steve Samuel Ahlfield passed away at Richland Memorial Hospital in Olney, Illinois on Monday May 25, 2015 at the age of 65.

Steve is preceded in death by his parents Allen and Dorothy (Sams) Ahlfield of West Salem, Illinois, a sister Barbara (Ahlfield) Donaldson and a granddaughter Sadie May Maria Ahlfield.

Steve is survived by his wife Victoria (Moyes) Ahlfield of West Salem, IL, three sisters; Marsha (Ahlfield) Huddleston of Lawrenceville, IL, Esther (Ahlfield) Shilling of West Salem, IL, Karen (Ahlfield) Grant of Albion, IL, one brother; Mark Ahlfield of West Salem, IL, Four sons; Bill Ahlfield of Ottawa, IL, Joe Ahlfield of Streeter, IL, Brody Ahlfield of Ottawa, IL, Garrett Ahlfield of West Salem, IL, Eight daughters; Ericka Jones of West Salem, IL, Jennifer Ahlfield of Streeter IL, Stefanie Ahlfield of Herin, IL, Anna Buchanan of Mt. Carmel, IL, Angie Cunningham of Lawrenceville, IL, Amy Hedrick of Ozark, IL, Amber Ahlfield of West Salem, IL, Gwendaline Ahlfield of West Salem, IL, and Amy Chamness foster daughter of Gardner, IL. Steve is also survived by 20 grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Steve was born at Home in West Salem, IL on November 22, 1949. He served in the U.S. Army 1969-1971 and in the Reserves until 1975. He was discharged with honors. He was a lifetime member of the V.F.W. Steve married Victoria Moyes on July 21, 1995 in Edwards County.

Steve enjoyed coon hunting, gardening, horseback riding, and spending time with children and grandchildren. He worked various jobs in the oil field profession until he retired in 2011.

Graveside services will be at Marion Christian Church Cemetery, Thursday, May 28th, 2015 at 10:00AM with military rites. Arrangements are entrusted with Ingram Funeral Home of West Salem, IL. Matt Donaldson of West Salem, IL will be officiating. In lieu of flowers the family has requested that memorials be made to ALS Research (Lou Gehrig’s disease) and can be mailed to: The ALS Association, 42 Broadway, Suite 1724, NY, NY 10004.


  • Graveside Service Thursday, May 28, 2015


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Don Sams

May 27, 2015

This was a total shock to me. Steve was a great father and a great man. You have my sincere sympathy. God called him home too early. Your Uncle Don Sams

Mark&Tammy Huchel

May 27, 2015

We are sorry for your loss. Steve was a good man and we liked him very much. We always enjoyed visiting with all of you.

Jana Price

May 27, 2015

Steve was a Wonderful man, I have known Steve, Vic & the kids for many years. He loved Vic & the kids Dearly, he was a hard worker, enjoyed the oilfield & his hunting & working outside! Vic, my thoughts & Prayers are with you & the family, he will be missed by many! Steve, RIP, fly high to the Big Rig in the sky.

Randa Hamilton

May 26, 2015

I met Steve years ago and had thought about him many times! He was a wonderful man who was quiet in nature but very caring and loved children!! He was kind enough to put up with my 2 rowdy sons who loved to go out to the farm!! My prayers are with his entire family! Randa Griffin Hamilton