Steven Beams

AURORA—Steven Arthur Beams, 60, of North Aurora, passed away unexpectedly on Jan. 3, 2018 at his home.
Born July 25, 1957 in Chicago, Illinois, Steven Arthur was a son of Arthur William and Lois Mary (Ritt) Beams. He was raised in Downers Grove and Westmont, and graduated from Downers Grove High School with the Class of 1975.
Following his graduation, Steve gained employment with General Motors Fisher Body Division, where he worked until his retirement. Throughout the years, Steve also resided in Wyoming Michigan, as well as Pittsburg, Pennsylvania. He will be remembered for his enjoyment of fishing.
Survivors include two daughters: Victoria Beams and Elizabeth Beams, both of Wyoming, Michigan, his loving partner Sue Jones of North Aurora; siblings: Lori (Ronald) Rizzo of Morris, Gary Beams of Aurora, Julie (Peter) Wakely of Downers Grove and Christopher Beams of Naples, Florida; one aunt, Rita Roberts; niece Delainey Beams, and several cousins including Joan, Joe and Lisa Sequens.
Steve was preceded in death by his parents, Arthur and Lois Beams.
Cremation rites have been accorded, and memorial and celebration of Steve’s life is being planned.
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Cremation services and arrangements have been made under the direction and care of Reeves Funeral Homes, Ltd. in Morris.