Steven M. ‘Steve’ Faust

Jan. 17, 1961 - Jan. 17, 2009

Steven M. "Steve" Faust of the town of Genesee passed away peacefully Saturday, Jan. 17, 2009, at home with his loving family by his side after a courageous battle with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) at age 48. He was born Jan. 17, 1961, in Waukesha, the son of Eustace and Marilyn (nee Bauer) Faust.

On Dec. 6, 1986, he married Susan Mater at St. Mary’s Visitation Parish in Elm Grove. For more than 23 years, Steve was a dedicated employee of Waukesha Engine where he enjoyed racing go-carts for the Waukesha Engine Team. He enjoyed spending time at his family’s lake home. Steve will be remembered for his great sense of humor and his bravery until the end. His love and friendship will be deeply missed by many.

He will be dearly missed by his loving wife, Susan "Sue"; their two children, son Michael and daughter Carolyn, all of the town of Genesee, his mother Marilyn of Elm Grove; his sister, Jeanne (Tom) Armstrong of Elm Grove; and brothers, Robert (Deirdre) Faust and John (Cheryl) Faust, both of Brookfield. He is further survived by many other relatives, friends and neighbors, to which the family thanks for all their care and support.

He was preceded in death by his father, Eustace, on May 14, 2007.

Visitation will be held noon until the 2 p.m. Mass of Christian burial Saturday, Jan. 24, at St. Mary’s Visitation Parish, 1260 Church St., Elm Grove.

The family wishes to give thanks to Waukesha Engine and Steve’s co-workers for their generous support and compassion.

For further information, please call Randle-Dable Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services at 547-4035 or go to for directions or to leave an online tribute.