PERRY-Military honors provided by Laddonia American Legion Post 510 for Steven Douglas (Steve) Landuyt, 67, of Columbia, were held at 4 p.m. Saturday, June 28, 2014 at Bienhoff Funeral Home, Perry.
Visitation was held on Saturday, June 28 from 2 p.m. until the time of service at the funeral home. Private family interment services will be held at a later date.
Mr. Landuyt passed away at 9:30 p.m., June 25, 2014 at University of Missouri Hospital in Columbia.
He was born June 22, 1947 in Grinell, Iowa, the son of René Frank and Marge Lyman Landuyt.
He was married to Marcia Sass and she preceded him in death. He then married Lori Barney on April 25, 2008 in Columbia, Mo. and she survives.
Other survivors include his mother, Marge Landuyt of Marengo, Iowa; two daughters Kim Landuyt, of Atlanta, Ga., and Debbie Rhinehart and her husband Lynn, of North Liberty, Iowa; three brothers, Richard Landuyt, of Downey, Calif., Greg and Nancy Landuyt, of Greenfield, Ind., Jeff and Kari Landuyt, of Blairstown, Iowa; one sister, Darlene Kasal and husband Skip, of Belle Plaine, Iowa; seven grandchildren, Kali Landuyt, Alek and Pharoll Baker, Maddie, Kelsey, Logan, and Zach Rhinehart; two great-grandchildren, Kamonte King and D’Andre Sanders.
He was preceded in death by his father, and an infant brother.
After graduation he served in the U.S. Navy from September 1966 to May of 1972, where he obtained the rank of Ensign 4.
He was employed as a cement truck driver for Hawkeye Ready Mix for many years. He retired after working in security for State Farm Insurance Company for several years.
He was a member of Columbia VFW Post 280, the Columbia Eagles, and the American Legion Post 1976 in North Liberty, Iowa. He moved here in 2007 coming from Iowa.
He enjoyed Veterans activities such as the Color Guard and parades, crappie fishing, hunting, and watching law enforcement and border patrol shows on TV.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association or the American Heart Association.
Online condolences may be made at www.bienhofffuneralhome.com.