Stephen F. Eggerding, 66, of Broadview and formerly of Brookfield, died on Oct. 6, 2015. 

Born on Nov. 6, 1948, Mr. Eggerding was a Vietnam War veteran and worked as a school teacher. 

Mr. Eggerding is survived by his wife, Christine M. Eggerding (nee Wahl); his children, Paul Eggerding, Heidi (Michael) Sharber, Heather (Kevin) Lee and Gretchen Eggerding; his grandchildren, Donavin Sharber, Samuel Sharber, Eva Eggerding, Owen Lee and Aaron Lee; his siblings, Barbara (John) Miklos and Mark (Kathy) Eggerding; and his many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his brother, Thomas (Janet) Eggerding. 

A funeral service was held Oct. 11 at St. John Lutheran Church in Forest Park, followed by interment at Concordia Cemetery. Memorial donations are appreciated to St. John Lutheran Church, 305 Circle Ave., Forest Park, Illinois 60130. 

Hitzeman Funeral Home, Brookfield, handled arrangements.