Steven R. Splitt, 58, of North Platte, died Aug. 15, 2013 at his home. He was born Oct. 20, 1954 to William and Dorothy (Horner) Splitt at Nebraska City. Steve grew up in Nebraska City and graduated in 1973.
He started his employment with NPPD in Beatrice and transferred to Sutherland Gerald Gentleman, where he was currently the operations supervisor with 37 years of service.
On Jan. 10, 1992, he married Judy Lashley. Steve loved Husker football and the N.Y. Yankees. His passion was on Splitt Creek Ranch, where he and Judy raised miniature Herefords. He was instrumental in the Youth Miniature Hereford Association with scholarships and other programs.
He is survived by wife Judy of North Platte; children Amie Splitt of Lincoln, Audrey (Jay) Ediger of North Platte, Kily (Shaun) Brott of North Platte and Briton (Kelli) Gorley of Lincoln; seven grandchildren; brother Dwight (Marni) Splitt of Hastings; sister Sharon (Ron) Buman of Florida; and other relatives.
He was preceded by his parents.
Online condolences may be shared at www.carpentermemorial .com or www.marshall funeral.com. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Miniature Hereford Youth Foundation.
Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 19 at Carpenter Memorial Chapel in North Platte. Inurnment will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20, at Lewiston Cemetery near Murray.
Marshall Funeral Chapel in Nebraska City is in charge of local arrangements.