Stephen Victor Speichinger July 14, 1958 - August 26, 2018

September 11, 2018

Stephen Victor Speichinger, loving husband, father, and grandfather, age 60, of Laclede, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loved ones, on Sunday, August 26, 2018.

A visitation will be held from 4:00-7:00 PM on Thursday, August 30, 2018 at Rhodes Funeral Home. A private funeral service will be held at a later date. Memorials have been suggested to the family to be used as needed. On-line registry at

Stephen Victor, son of Victor Eugene Speichinger and Helen Hazel (Stephens) Speichinger, was born on July 14, 1958 in Marceline, Missouri. On March 12, 2007, he was united in marriage to Teresa Louise Ogle, in Eureka Springs, AR.

He is survived by his wife, Teresa of the home; his children, Jennifer Speichinger, Brookfield; Elizabeth Books (Jason), Omaha, NE; Jason Speichinger, Brookfield; Sarah Young (Andy), Humphreys, MO; Dr. Brandon McDannald (Stefanie), Tampa, FL; Quintin McDannald (Annie) Independence, MO; ); nine grandchildren; his father, Victor Speichinger, eight siblings, Lawrence Speichinger (Kathy), Vickie Redick (Dan), Mary Turpin (Jack), Janie Spencer (Floyd), Mark Speichinger (Sherry), Tim Speichinger (Cathi), Kathy Seckington (Bret), Brent Speichinger (Mollee), four step-siblings, Debra McCauslin, Dewayne McCauslin (Janet), Mark McCauslin (Sidna), and Dena Lundquist (Guy); one brother-in-law, Delbert Ogle (Sandy); and many nieces nephews and other relatives

Stephen was preceded in death by his mother Helen Speichinger, his step-mother, Donna Speichinger, one brother, Scott Speichinger, and one brother-in-law Francis Watson.