Steven G. Asher

September 22, 1956 - May 27, 2013

Mr. Steven G. Asher, age 56 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., died Monday, May 27, 2013, at his home. Steve was born September 22, 1956, in Jefferson City, Mo., the son of Harold Asher and Dorothy Holt Asher Burkel. He was married on December 31, 1991, in Jefferson City, Mo., to Linda Holland. A lifelong resident of the Jefferson City area, Steve was a 1975 graduate of Jefferson City High School. He was employed as an engineer with Union Pacific Railroad for 23 years prior to his leaving in 2001. Steve enjoyed the outdoors, especially hunting, fishing, and going to the rivers and lakes. Most importantly, he loved spending time with his family and friends. Survivors include: his wife of 21 years, Linda Asher; his mother, Dorothy Burkel; one daughter, Megan Asher of Holts Summit, Mo.; three sisters, Debbie Asher Mullally, Renee Hendrickson and her husband Scott, and Amy Wilson and her husband Mike, all of Jefferson City, Mo.; and Patsy Asher of Jefferson City, Mo. He was preceded in death by one son, Jeremy Holland on August 12, 2007; his father, Harold Asher on December 20, 2011; and his step-father, Donald Burkel on February 17, 2012. Visitation will be at Freeman Mortuary from 11:00 until 1:00 p.m., Friday, May 31, 2013. Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 p.m., Friday, May 31, 2013, in the Freeman Chapel with the Reverend Coletta Eichenberger officiating. Interment will be at Hawthorn Memorial Gardens. Those desiring may make memorial contributions to the Steven G. Asher Memorial Fund. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Freeman Mortuary.

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