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Steven Wayne Carratt

September 28, 1950 - Unknown

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Steven Carratt, 66, of Ankeny, Iowa, passed away Monday, June 12, 2017, at University Park Nursing Home in Des Moines, Iowa. Memorial services will be at 3:00 p.m., Saturday, June 17, 2017, at Capital City Church (5990 NE 14th St. Des Moines, IA 50313).

Steven Wayne Carratt was born September 28, 1950, to Ralph and Mary (Johnson) Carratt, in Beloit, Wisconsin. He graduated from Parkview High School in Orfordville, WI in 1968. Steven then enlisted in the Marine Corps on March 9, 1970. While in the Marines he ranked as a Sargent, serving...

Steven Carratt, 66, of Ankeny, Iowa, passed away Monday, June 12, 2017, at University Park Nursing Home in Des Moines, Iowa. Memorial services will be at 3:00 p.m., Saturday, June 17, 2017, at Capital City Church (5990 NE 14th St. Des Moines, IA 50313).

Steven Wayne Carratt was born September 28, 1950, to Ralph and Mary (Johnson) Carratt, in Beloit, Wisconsin. He graduated from Parkview High School in Orfordville, WI in 1968. Steven then enlisted in the Marine Corps on March 9, 1970. While in the Marines he ranked as a Sargent, serving as support for the fighter jets. He was awarded the National defense Service Medal, the Good Conduct Medal and a Rifle sharpshooter badge. Steven was honorably discharged on March 31, 1976. Steven was united in marriage to Carol Ann Hermann on June 27, 1970, in Footville, WI. They welcomed two sons, David and Darrin. Steven worked as a manufacturing engineer for many years at Intermec in Cedar Rapids, IA and later Charlotte, North Carolina.

Steven enjoyed golfing in his free time, helping with and raising money for many charity golfing events. He also played cribbage and chess; most importantly though, Steven enjoyed spending time with his grandsons, who referred to him as "Grandpa Hoo-rah".

Steven is survived by his wife, Carol; sons: David Carratt of Ankeny and Darrin (Mindy) Carratt of Ankeny; mother: Mary Carratt of Beloit, WI; sisters: Val (Duane) Risch of Orfordville, WI, Marcia (Jeff) Malles of Helena, MT and Terry (Gary) Sminchak of Beloit, WI; a brother: Patrick Carratt of Beloit, WI and sisters-in-law: Vera Carratt and Debbie Carratt. He is preceded in death by his father, Ralph, and siblings: Elizabeth (Jim) Schaefer, Michael Carratt, James Carratt and Karen (Nevada) Evans.

For a full life story, online condolences and memories may be shared on Steven's page at www.ankenyfuneralhome.com.