Steven Dale Kortepeter

October 26, 1946 - April 18, 2017

10/26/1946 - 04/18/2017

Past Services

Thursday April 21, 2016
3:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Wheeling Chapel
1400 Eoff Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
(304) 232-0330 | Directions
Friday April 21, 2017
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Wheeling Chapel
1400 Eoff Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
(304) 232-0330 | Directions
Mt. Calvary Cemetery-Wheeling
1685 National Road
Wheeling, WV 26003
(304) 242-0460 | Directions

Steven Dale Kortepeter, 70, of Wheeling, died Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at Wheeling Hospital.
He was born October 26, 1946 in Wheeling, a son of the late Dale and Anne Goyak Kortepeter.
Steven was retired from Axcera as a manager, was Catholic by faith and was a veteran of the Army.
In addition to his parents, Steven was preceded in death by a sister, Marlene Lowe.
He is survived by his former wife, Joyce Kortepeter of Canonsburg, PA, 2 sons; Steven Kortepeter, Jr. of Boston, VA and Christopher Kortepeter of Canonsburg, a sister; Kim Jafrate and her husband, Tom of Wheeling, 2 nieces, Leanne Jafrate, Stacie Lowe Toto and a nephew, Rick Lowe.
Friends and family will be received on Friday, April 21, 2017 from 1:00pm until time of services at 3:00pm at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff St., Wheeling, WV.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.
Online condolences may be extended to the family at

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Kathy Borrelli
5 years ago

To Steve’s Family,
My sincere sympathy to all of you. I worked with Steve at Axcera for many years. He left me with a wonderful memory of our friendship. May God’s loving arms embrace you to comfort you at this time of grief. You are home Steve, rest in Peace. Blessings to all.

Bob and Irene Denning
5 years ago

Our sympathy and prayers to you at this sad time. God’s peace be with you .

Cheryl J Skinner, WV Patriot Guard
5 years ago

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time,
May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of Steven Dale Kortepeter, give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.
I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten..
My thoughts
and prayers to the family of ….

US Army Veteran, Steven Dale Kortepeter, is “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †

Mark, Dana, and Rachel
5 years ago

So very sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

JoAnn Grimes
5 years ago

So sorry for the loss of Steve, prayers to the family. You were a great sister Kim❤️

Talithea M Pierce
5 years ago

Steven, praying for your strength and my kids and I send our condolences.

Dennis R Albaugh
5 years ago

My sincere and deepest condolences to the family and friends of “Steve”. Denny Albaugh