Steven O. Jenks, 24, of DePere, Wisconsin, formerly of Platteville died, of natural causes, on Saturday, July 26, 2014 at his home. Friends may call from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at the Melby Funeral Home & Crematory, Platteville. Graveside services will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday at St. Charles Cemetery, Hartland, Wisconsin. Memorials may be made to the Steven O. Jenks Memorial Fund. Online condolences can be made at www.melbyfh.com
Steven was born on April 3, 1990 in Dubuque, Iowa, the son of Roger and Sylvia (Olson) Jenks. He graduated from Platteville High School in 2008. While in school he participated in many activities, football, basketball, baseball and golf. After graduating he attended UW-Green Bay. Steve was working as a manager at McGeorges Pub, DePere. Steven enjoyed music, art, reading and being with his friends. He enjoyed the outdoors, camping and fishing with his friends and family. He is survived by his parents, Roger and Sylvia Jenks of Platteville; one brother, Michael (Rachel) Jenks of Madison; two nieces, Emma & Elizabeth; aunts and uncles, David & Pam Jenks of Oak Creek, WI; Barbara & Marv Miller of Chanhassen, MN; Kathleen & Ron Grobben of Oak Creek, WI; George Olson of Brookfield, WI; Jim & Jill Olson of North Lake, WI; John & Jill Olson of Watertown, WI; Sally & Dave Olson of Pardeeville, WI; Gerry Olson of Glendale, AZ; Tom & Margaret Olson of Ripon, WI; Terry & Randy Firari of Reeseville, WI; Margaret Olson of Pewaukee, WI; Jack & Patty Olson, Jr. of Okauchee, WI; and many cousins. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Jack and Mary Jane Olson and paternal grandparents, Orval and Carol Jenks.