Harry L. Steger went home to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on August 25, 2011. Harry was born June 14, 1928 in Kansas City, Missouri to Dwight and Eva Steger and older sister, Alma. In 1930, the family moved to the Mojave Desert in southern California during the Great Depression for their father to find work. When Harry was six years old his sister Marian was born. Harry attended Trona High School and graduated in 1946. He then spent one year in the Marines before entering San Bernardino Valley College. He completed his college education, earning a bachelor's degree at the University of California Berkeley. In September 1952 he entered Berkeley Baptist Divinity School where he graduated with the degree of Bachelor of Divinity. While in seminary, he met Suzanne Meyer, also a seminary student and they were married May 5, 1955, three days after graduation. Harry and Sue moved to Portland, Oregon where he began ministering at Glenhaven Baptist Church. During this time they had two daughters, Rebecca and Heidi. In 1958 they moved to Boise, Idaho where Harry had accepted a job as Minister of Christian Education at Boise First Baptist Church. He enjoyed teaching and helping others grow in their relationship with God. He was also leader of the Baptist Youth Fellowship, a ministry that instilled in him a lifelong passion for teaching youth. He left First Baptist in 1965 to pursue graduate work. He received a Master's Degree in Counseling from California State College at Hayward in 1970 and a Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Kentucky in 1972. He then was fortunate to receive a position as an Assistant Professor at Boise State University and the family was very happy to return to Idaho. Harry taught Child and Educational Psychology over the next 18 years and retired in 1990 as Professor Emeritus. After retiring he and Sue traveled extensively enjoying trips to Mexico, Hawaii, Australia, New Zealand, China, Costa Rica, England, Holland and Greece. They also visited many lifelong friends and family as they traveled throughout the United States. Harry was preceded in death by his wife Suzanne in 2008, parents, Dwight and Eva Steger, and his sister Alma Canterbury. He is survived by his children Rebecca (James) Paulekas, Heidi (David) Warren, his grandchildren, Troy Paulekas, Amaia (Michael) Tuszynski, Lukas Warren, Kyle Paulekas and his sister, Marian Micallef, along with 10 nieces and nephews. The memorial service will be held Saturday, September 3 at 10:30 at Cloverdale Funeral Home with Pastor Jack Dawson presiding. A reception will follow the service. The family wishes to thank the Cottages of Meridian, Emerson House and Harrison's Hope Hospice for their loving care of Harry these last three years.