Steven J. Valvoda Sr. of Bonney Lake, WA peacefully passed away at home on November 10, 2021. Steve was born October 15, 1955 at St. Paul, MN, the son of Joseph and Dorothy (Stapf) Valvoda.
Steve attended Enumclaw High School while living in Stelleck, WA. He worked at various jobs including a logger and at Kenworth. In the late seventies Steve started work at Northwest Metals, where he worked multiple positions until getting the position of Diesel Mechanic for the complete truck/trailer fleet. Steve suffered a hip/back injury in 2005 which caused him to take an early disability retirement.
Steve enjoyed traveling and camping in his motorhome and working on buying and selling cars. He was always ready to help any family or friends with any project or problem.
Survivors include his wife of 22 years, Linda. His sons, Gary and Steven Jr. Valvoda, his step-sons Brian (Dani), Thomas (Susan), David (Tamara) Jorgensen. Also survived by four brothers, Vincent (Glenda), Timothy (July), Joseph Jr. (Teri), Paul Valvoda, 14 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Chapel services at 12 noon at Hill Funeral Home, 217 E Pioneer Ave, Puyallup, WA 98372 on Thursday, November 18.
Graveside services at 1:30 pm Gethsemane Catholic Cemetery, 37600 Pacific Hwy S, Federal Way, WA 98003.