Thursday, May 10th, 2007
Fae D. Steinecker, 87, formerly of 328 Huffman St., St. Marys, died at 12:13 a.m. May 10, 2007, at Otterbein Retirement Community, St. Marys.
She was born Sept. 16, 1919, in St. Marys, to Herschel and Edna Kellermeyer Russell. On Feb. 16, 1941, she married LaVon W. Steinecker, who died Sept. 3, 1994.
Surviving are a son, William (Kathy), Van Wert; three daughters, Marcia (John) Bernstein and Becky (Kirk) Anderson, all of St. Marys, and Deborah (Dennis) Hecht, Rockford; 17 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
Deceased are two sisters, Lois Schmidt and Charmaine Leach.
She was a homemaker, a 1937 graduate of Memorial High School and a member of St. Paul's United Church of Christ, all of St. Marys.
Services are 2 p.m. Saturday at the church, the Rev. Dennis Fredrickson officiating. Burial is at Elm Grove Cemetery, St. Marys.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Friday at Miller-Long & Folk Funeral Home, St. Marys, and 1-2 p.m. Saturday at the church.
Contributions can be made to the church's hymnal fund, State of the Heart Home Health and Hospice or to the retirement community.
Condolences can be sent to www.millerfuneralhomes.net.