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Steven Lewis Meinhausen

November 9, 1951 ~ June 12, 2022 (age 70)


Rockport – On Sunday morning June, 12th 2022, Steven Lewis Meinhausen (Stevie Lew) passed away to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. He has turned a chapter in his life as he has shed his perishable body for an imperishable one.  (1 Corinthians 15:53).  He was 70.

Steven was born November 9, 1951 in Chicago, Illinois to Lewis Robert Meinhausen and Joan Therese Plencner. He lived in Tucson, Arizona prior to moving to Rockport in 2004. Steven owned and operated Stevie Lew’s BBQ Kitchen and was an entrepreneur. He was a loving father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend who will be missed by all who knew him.

He is preceded in death by his parents: Lewis Robert and Joan Therese Meinhausen; sister: Susan Gorman.

He is survived by his loving wife: Carrie Meinhausen: son: Steven Matthew (Hannah) from Rockport, Texas; daughters: Erica Dilema (Herb) from Omaha, Nebraska; Jennifer Tavares (Joseph) from Phoenix, Arizona; Makenna Smith (August) from Rockport, Texas; Kacey Elder (James) from Rockport, Texas and Ellie Meinhausen from Rockport, Texas; brothers: Kurt Meinhausen from Rockport, Texas; Allan Meinhausen from Nebraska; Tom Meinhausen from Rockport, Texas; Lew Meinhausen from Tucson, Arizona; sister: Margaret Smith (Jim) from Flagstaff, Arizona; 8 grandchildren: Evan Dilema, Mason Dilema, Stella Dilema, Juliet Tavares, James Tavares, Jack Tavares, Jude Tavares and Joseph Tavares.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, June 18th, 2022, 11:00 AM. at Stevie Lew's BBQ Kitchen, Rockport, Texas.  All are welcome to celebrate Steve’s life.


In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to Steve's passion for the unborn life at the Corpus Christi Pregnancy Center (Rockport Center) 361-991-2008, ext: 6.

God Bless,

The Meinhausen Family.

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Celebration of Life
June 18, 2022

11:00 AM
Stevie Lew's BBQ Kitchen
5340 Hwy 35N
Rockport, TX 78382

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