Emil "Ame" H. Stieger, 97, of Davenport, died Saturday, March 2, 2013 at the Davenport Lutheran Home. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at 1:00 pm at The Runge Mortuary. Visitation will be Wednesday from 11:00 am until the service, at the mortuary. Burial will be in Davenport Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Newcomb Presbyterian Church. Online condolences may be left at www.rungemortuary.com
Ame was born August 29, 1915 in Keystone, IA; the son of Henry and Margarete (Schwarze) Stieger. He married Lucille Chittick on April 17, 1938 in Cedar Rapids, IA; she preceded him in death.
He had worked for Consolidated Foods and Valley Produce prior to his retirement. He was an avid golfer, often bragging about his golfing prowess; "golfing his age (80)" and his hole-in-one. His memberships included Newcomb Presbyterian Church and he was a life member of the Davenport Elks Lodge. In later years, he spent his nights with his card playing group; they were very important in his life.
Those left to honor his memory include his son, Terry Stieger; daughters-in-law: Sharon Stieger and Audrey Stieger; grandchildren, Lisa Crauwels and Scott Stieger and great grandchildren: PJ, Chris, Owen, Joey, Mike and Lucy. His parents, his wife of 68 years, Lucille; son, Rick; brothers, Adalbert and Bernhard and sisters Anna Brousard and Gertrude Fuller preceded him in death.