Steven Douglas Yeshiah
Steve was originally born Stephen,
but says he couldn’t figure out how to spell his name in
Kindergarten so they changed the spelling to Steven. He also let Craig
grow up thinking he’d been so dumb he failed the 5th grade. In truth, he failed because he was out almost the entire year
with a childhood illness that nearly killed him.
Steve was the youngest of Faye
and Shalom’s three sons. Steve says Craig takes after his oldest
brother Manny Maor Comisar. Manny married Lois Stahl and has 4 children and 8
grandchildren. Lois, may her memory be a blessing, passed away
unexpectedly in the summer of 2002. Steve spent the most time as a
young man with his middle brother Bob. Bob is a character…we’ll
leave it at that…and he and Steve got into a lot of mischief
Steve married Rebecca Pierce in
1978. They worked together at the Cincinnati Enquirer. Becky was
putting herself through night school at the University of Cincinnati.
Steve’s first of four children Craig was
born when he was 39. Craig was followed several years later by Kim
then by twins Steph and Kate.
Today Steve and Becky live outside
of West Chester, Ohio. The highlight of their life is watching their
three daughters play soccer. Last year, an enthusiastic Steve won the
chicken dance competition at a Wright State game. Kate and Steph were