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Steven James Grapensteter

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Steven James Grapensteter


BYRON — Steven James Grapensteter, age 71, of Byron-Holley Rd., passed away Sunday afternoon (May 1, 2022) at Strong Memorial Hospital in the loving presence of his family.

He was born Dec. 22, 1950 in Rochester, a son of the late Jack and Claire Rauscher Grapensteter.

Steven will be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and uncle. He was a proud “Paw” to his grandchildren, who simply cherished him.

He will be sadly missed by his loving and devoted “high school sweetheart” of 48 years, Sandy DuBois Grapensteter; sons, Steven (Amanda) Grapensteter and James Grapensteter; daughter, Virginia (Joseph) Kapelke; grandchildren, Blake, Aiden, Logan and Lucas Grapensteter, Joseph Jr. and Jonathan Kapelke, Mackenzie, Madison and Maryann Grapensteter; brothers, Kevin Grapensteter and Scott Grapensteter, along with several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Family and friends may call on Wednesday, May 4 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Falcone Family Funeral & Cremation Service Inc., 8700 Lake St. Rd., Le Roy, where funeral services will be held on Thursday, May 5 at 10 a.m. Interment will follow in the North Byron Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to either St. Jude Children’s Hospital or the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation.

Your memories and condolences may be shared with Steven’s family at

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