Stephen Schaapveld

Stephen Schaapveld, 68, of Muscatine, passed away on Monday, January 3, 2022, at Trinity Rock Island Hospital.

Private family services will be held. Memorials may be made to St. Mary’s Cemetery. Online condolences may be made at

Steve was born on January 14, 1953, in Muscatine, the son of Raymond Joseph and Deloris Marie Witte Schaapveld. He married JoAnn Laughlin on December 23, 1978, at Zion Lutheran Church.

Steve was a member of Ss. Mary Mathias Parish. He was an avid Iowa Hawkeye football and basketball fan. Steve enjoyed golfing, reading, and spending time with his brother, Joe, at the garage bar. He always looked forward to Facetiming with his grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife, JoAnn; one son, Alex Schaapveld and his wife, Rebecca, of Colorado; two grandchildren, Asher and Arlo Schaapveld; six siblings, Ronald Schaapveld and his wife, Michelle, Joseph Schaapveld, Diane Strong, Karen Schaapveld, Mary Bartenhagen, and Debra Ferreira and her husband, Diego; niece, Trisha Brooks and her husband, Matt, of Milan, Illinois; special grandchildren, Dylan, Kadynce, Kaffrey, and Mylo; and many nieces and nephews.

Steve is preceded in death by his parents; and two brothers, Richard and Wayne Schaapveld.