Steven Craig Burman
Steven Craig Burman, 66, of Waterloo, Iowa, passed away on Saturday, August 10, 2019 at Mayo Hospital and Clinic in Mankato, Minnesota.

Steve was born on July 29, 1953 in Waterloo, Iowa, the son of Robert and Genevieve (Casbon) Burman. He attended school in Denver and graduated with the class of 1971. Following high school, he attended Hawkeye Tech for drafting and later took agronomy courses through Iowa State. While attending school he farmed. He was united in marriage to Grace Sharp on October 7, 1972, at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Bennington, rural Waterloo. While farming full time, Steve worked at John Deere for thirteen years. Along with farming, he was also a longtime seed salesman and later a district seed salesman.

Steve’s family was very important to him and he enjoyed spending time at Lake Elsyian. He loved farming, the seed business, boating, water skiing, snowmobiling and was an avid car enthusiast.

Steve is survived by his wife, Grace Burman of Waterloo; a daughter, April (David) Bovy of Parkersburg; a daughter, Lisa (fiancé, Denton Meier) Burman of Adel; and a son, Ben Burman of Denver; two grandchildren, Tristan (fiancé, Elisabeth Folkerts) Bovy and LeeAnn Bovy, both of Parkersburg; a sister, Jane (Jim) Patten of Des Moines; his three brothers-in-law, Doug (Harriet) Sharp of Lansing; William Paul Sharp of San Diego, California; and Mark (Kathy) Sharp of Cedar Falls. He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Genevieve Burman.

Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, August 16, 2019 at St. John Lutheran Church in Denver with Pastor Larry Feldt officiating. Burial will be held in Garden of Memories in Waterloo. Visitation will be held on Thursday from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Kaiser-Corson Funeral Home in Denver and also for one hour prior to services on Friday at the church. Memorials may be directed to the family for a later designation. Online condolences may be left at

Kaiser-Corson Funeral Home in Denver is assisting the family. 319-984-5479
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