Steven L. Christian, 7, of Buda, IL passed away Thursday, April 11, 2013 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria, IL. A funeral service celebrating his life will be held 10:00 am Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at Bunker Hill Church in Buda, IL. Rev. Mark Graves will officiate. Visitation for Steven will be 4-7 pm Monday at Vandemore Funeral Homes, Ltd., Atkinson. Memorials may be left to the Steven L. Christian Memorial Fund.
Steven was born November 4, 2005 in Princeton, IL, the son of Darin and Joan (Bos) Christian. He was named an Honorary Fireman by the Buda, Atkinson and Peoria fire departments and also the United States Fire Administration. He was active with baseball and the Cub Scouts. He enjoyed playing guitar and video games.
Survivors include his parents Darin and Joan; 2 sisters and spouse: Krystal (Dylan) Boren and Stephanie Christian; great grandparents: Alice VanKerrebrock of Geneseo, IL, John and Martha Christian of Kewanee, IL; grandparents: Steve and Sharon Christian of Annawan, IL, Carol Sunken of Atkinson, IL, Marion Bos of Geneseo, IL; several aunts and uncles; 1 niece: Villi Bos
He was preceded in death by grandfather Peter Bos and great grandfather Lawrence VanKerrebrock.