Monday, October 17th, 2011
Complete Obituary
Armella Steinke
  Armella Ann Steinke, 82, formerly of Fort Loramie, died Oct. 15, 2011, at the Dorothy Love Retirement Community near Sidney.
She was born April 5, 1929, in Chickasaw, to Anthony and Leona Boeke Bills. On Oct. 27, 1951, she married Charles Steinke, who died Sept. 30.
Surviving are five sons, Robert Steinke, Fort Loramie, Roger (Lisa) Steinke, New Bremen, Michael (Annette) Steinke, St. Louis, Mo., and Brother Thomas Paul Steinke, Chillum, Md., and Mark (Lisa) Steinke, Sidney; two sisters, Verena (Rich) Langenkamp, St. Henry, and Joan (Ben) Post, St. Wendelin; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Norb Kramer, Chickasaw, Millie Steinke, Tipp City, Esther (Tim) Mattingly, Dayton, Alma (Len) Clune, Minster, Paul (Marge) Steinke, Tipp City, and Jesse (Shirley) Steinke, Coldwater; 15 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a son, Brian Steinke; two brothers, Lester and Cyril Bills; and sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Alice Kramer and Clara, Jim and Lilly Steinke.
She was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church and St. Ann's Ladies Sodality, both of Fort Loramie. She was a homemaker.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church, the Rev. Steven Shoup officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery.
Calling is 3 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and 9 to 10 a.m. Wednesday at Gehret Funeral Home, Fort Loramie.
Contributions may be made to the Institute of the Incarnate Word or a charity of the donor's choice.
Condolences may be left at www.gehretfuneralhome.com.
Additional obituaries for this date
a_d
Wednesday Night
34°
Mostly Clear
Thursday
59°
Mostly Sunny
Thursday Night
43°
Partly Cloudy
13%
Friday
62°
Partly Sunny
13%
Friday Night
46°
Partly Cloudy
10%
Saturday
66°
Partly Sunny
11%
Saturday Night
42°
Mostly Clear
3%
Sunday
61°
Mostly Sunny
Sunday Night
43°
Partly Cloudy
Monday
70°
Partly Sunny
Monday Night
55°
Mostly Cloudy
1%
3 Day
Extended
a_da_d
camera_logo Photo Albums
Tuesday, October 21
index pict
video_logoOnline Video
Thursday, October 2
index pict
Accident at 127 and 119
Monday, September 29
index pict
Grand Lake Marathon