Steven Nogle

Steven Nogle

RUTHERFORDTON, N.C. – Steven Michael Nogle, 60, formerly of Champaign, died on Nov. 22, 2012, at Rutherford Regional Hospital in Rutherfordton, N.C.

Owens Funeral Home will conduct a graveside funeral service at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, at Mount Hope Cemetery in Champaign.

Steve was born April 22, 1952, in Urbana, a son of Kermit V. and Ruth Marie (Brown) Nogle.

Survivors include his daughter, Cherise Ruth Nogle of Sylva, N.C.; one sister, Linda Hempel of Champaign; one stepsister, Kimberely Brocksen of Citrus Heights, Calif.; and one stepbrother, Michael Hull of California.

He was preceded in death by both parents; his infant daughter, Angel; one brother, Frederick Nogle; and two sisters, Barbara Ann Brueckner and Judith Wise.

Steve enjoyed his time outdoors, but especially spending time in the mountains. He worked most of his adult life as both a commercial and private pilot. Steve was also a member of the Loyal Order of the Moose in North Carolina.

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