Stephen Kent Urquiola, 53, McPherson, passed away at 2:27 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 25th, 2018. peacefully, at Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas.

He was born in Chacarilla, Bolivia on July 31, 1965, a son of Philip Bernard Urquiola and Esther Alma (Ford) Urquiola.

Steve attended American Cooperative Grade School, LaPaz, Bolivia, Overland Christian School, Overland Park, Kan., Hallsville Public School, Hallsville, Mo. and F.L. Schlagle High School, Kansas City, Kan.

He attended United Methodist Church

Through the years he  worked in the printing business for several companies and later worked in construction prior to him becoming disabled.

He enjoyed watching the Kansas City Chiefs and Kansas City Royals, was a avid chess player and won numerous chess tournaments.

He is survived by his parents Philip and Esther Urquiola, of McPherson, and his sister Pamala Pollard and her husband, Michael, Poplar Bluff, Mo.

Steve was preceded in death by his grandparents, Daniel and Rosaline Urquiola and Everett and Ilda Ford

There will be no services at this time.