Steven A. Hills Obituary

Steven A.   Hills
Steven A. Hills

September 25, 1953 - July 29, 2021
Born in Council Bluffs, IA
Resided in Urbandale, Iowa
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Steven Arthur Hills, 67, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family on Thursday, July 29, 2021, from pancreatic cancer. Memorial services will be held 10 am Tuesday, August 3, at Iles Westover Chapel. Inurnment will follow at Beaver Catholic Cemetery near Granger, IA.

Steve was born September 25, 1953, in Council Bluffs, IA, to Kenneth and Virginia (Varley) Hills. He grew up in Adel and married Mary Ann Somsky and they made their home in the Beaverdale/Urbandale area where they raised their two daughters. Steve owned and operated Waveland Cleaners and Four Corner Cleaners and later owned and operated Bloom and Branch Nursery in Des Moines.

Steve enjoyed bird watching, gardening, collecting antiques and rides in his convertible. He was an avid Iowa State Football fan.

Steve is survived by his wife of 48 years, Mary Ann, two daughters, Jennifer (Chris) Kaufman and Stefanie Beargeon, both of West Des Moines; and five grandchildren, Madison and Mallory Kaufman, and Isabelle, Evan, and Alexis Beargeon; He was preceded in death by his parents, brother, Allan Hills, and his beloved dogs, Patches and Lacy.

The family will receive family and friends from 5 - 7 p.m. Monday, August 2, at Iles Westover Chapel. Memorial contributions may be made to the Food Bank of Iowa or UnityPoint Hospice in Urbandale. Online condolences will be welcomed at

Steve will be remembered as a kind and loving husband, father, grandfather and friend.






Memorial Visitation
Iles Westover Chapel
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Monday, August 2, 2021
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Memorial Service
Iles Westover Chapel
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Tuesday, August 3, 2021
10:00 AM
Beaver Catholic Cemetery
F 31 and R 22
Woodward, Iowa United Sta
Tuesday, August 3, 2021