Steven Blake Carnahan
09/29/1955 - 01/21/2023
Obituary for Steven Blake Carnahan
Services for Steven Carnahan, 67, of Perry, IA will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, January 30, 2023 at Murdock Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. Sunday, January 29, 2023, also at Murdock Funeral Home. Steve passed away Saturday, January 21, 2023 at MercyOne Medical Center in Des Moines, IA.
Steven Blake Carnahan was born September 29, 1955 in Long Island, New York at Mitchel Air Force Base, the son of Corwin G. and Marjorie (Koenen) Carnahan. He spent most of his growing up years in Texas where he ended his formal education at Denton High School. Steve entered the United States Army on April 14, 1974 and was Honorably Discharged August 12, 1976. He moved to Perry in 1976 after his discharge from the Army.
Steven married Roxanne Loso on August 17, 1980 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Perry. Their two sons were born to this union. They later divorced but kept a mutual friendship throughout the years.
Steve was a conductor for the Chicago & Northwestern Railroad and Union Pacific Railroad from 1978 until his retirement in 2015.
Survivors include Steven’s mother, Marjorie Carnahan of Urdandale, IA; sons, Cory (Michelle) Carnahan of Redfield, IA , Casey Carnahan of Panora, IA; grandchildren, Gaige Carnahan, Chloe Carnahan, Dylan Carnahan and great-granddaughter Viviana Keasey; brothers, Jeffrey Carnahan of Elkhart, IA, Douglas Carnahan of Grimes, IA, Michael (Susan) Carnahan of Tama, IA, and one sister Lori (Drew) Nieman of Chicago, IL. Preceding Steve in death was his father, Corwin on November 2, 2006.
Memorials and condolences for the family, in Steve’s name, may be sent to Murdock Funeral Home. Online condolences may be left at murdockfuneralhome.net
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