Louis M. Steen

Louis M. Steen, age 84, of Sweetwater, Texas passed away on Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012 at Hendrick Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012 at Fourth and Elm Church of Christ with Mike Crowley officiating. Burial will follow at Garden of Memories. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home. Louis was born on May 1, 1928 in Pampa, Texas to Charles Edwin and Beulah (Burgett) Steen. He was a self-employed contractor for many years. He was a member of Fourth and Elm Church of Christ and also a World War II U.S. Marine veteran. He had been a resident of Sweetwater for 17 years, coming from Odessa. He is survived by his wife, Clydelle Steen of Sweetwater; three daughters, Treva Flanagan, Pam McMaster, Tracy Millican and husband Doug, all of Odessa; one son, Kevin Steen and wife Carol of Odessa; two step sons, Larry May and wife Debbie, and Dwayne Lewis and wife Leigh Ann, all of Sweetwater; one step daughter, Cindy Kellogg and Rob of Plano; 14 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; brother, Buddy Mack Steen of Mansfield; two sisters, Jo Carthel of Lubbock and Monita Benham of Canyon. He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Beulah Steen; son, Sean Steen; three sisters; and two brothers. Pallbearers will be Jason Bowling, Mason Steen, Brandon Steen, Steven May, Mark May and Josh Stuart. Family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6-8 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 8, 2012. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Odessa Hospice House, 903 N. Sam Houston, Odessa, Texas 79761 or Hendrick Hospice, 1682 Hickory Street, Abilene, Texas 79601.