Forest Ray Steininger

FOREST RAY1 STEININGER was born on 25 Aug 1889 in Rochester, Fulton County, Indiana. He died on 06 Jun 1959 in Auburn, De Kalb County, Indiana (Age: 69). Forest married Viola Deliliah Lusher, daughter of William Henry Lusher and Philipina Christina Heil, on 26 Dec 1909 in Royal Center, Cass County, Indiana. She was born on 15 Apr 1894 in Royal Center, Indiana. She died on 04 Jul 1964 in Auburn, De Kalb County, Indiana (Age: 70).

Forest Steininger was farmer most of his life. While living in Auburn, Indiana, Forest and his wife owned a local flower shop.

Forest Ray Steininger and Viola Deliliah Lusher had the following children:

i. DWIGHT FAIRAND2 STEININGER was born on 26 Jul 1910 in Logansport, Cass County, Indiana. He died on 21 Nov 1997 in Nashville, Brown County, Indiana (Age: 87). He married Mae Meinert, daughter of Albert Adam Meinert and Grace Kline, on 12 Mar 1932 in Logansport, Cass County, Indiana. She was born on 22 Feb 1912 in Logansport, Cass County, Indiana. She died on 26 Aug 1994 in Columbus, Bartholomew, Ohio (Age: 82).

ii. GILBERT DEE STEININGER was born on 14 Aug 1912 in Boone, Cass County, Indiana. He died on 09 Sep 2008 in Leo, Allen County, Indiana (Cedars Retirement Home; Age: 96). He married Wilma Laverne Weaver, daughter of John Lewis Weaver and Grace Blanche Lochner, on 06 Jan 1935 in Auburn, De Kalb County, Indiana. She was born on 30 Oct 1913 in Jackson Township, De Kalb, Indiana. She died on 03 Dec 1991 in Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana (Age: 78). Dee then married Doris Onyda Amstutz, daughter of Peter W Amstutz and Leah Neuenschwander, on 08 Oct 1994 in Elkhart, Elkhart, Indiana. She was born on 20 Feb 1916 in Springfield, Allen, Indiana. She died on 05 Aug 2008 in Grabill, Cedar Creek Township, Allen County, Indiana (at the Cedars nursing home in Leo-Cedarville, Indiana).

iii. EMMETT OTIS STEININGER was born on 28 Aug 1914 in Royal Center, Cass County, Indiana. He died on 06 Mar 2014 in Auburn, De Kalb County, Indiana (Age: 99). He married Mabel Louise ‘Peggy’ McDougle, daughter of Clarence Otto McDougle and Della Eulalah Leavell, on 10 Oct 1936 in Twelve Mile, Cass County, Indiana. She was born on 07 Nov 1915 in Metea, Cass County, Indiana (near Twelve Mile, Indiana). She died on 26 Mar 2010 in Auburn, De Kalb County, Indiana (DeKalb Memorial Hospital).

iv. DONALD EMERSON STEININGER was born on 31 Aug 1916 in Boone, Cass County, Indiana. He died on 13 Dec 1917 in Royal Center, Boone Township, Cass, Indiana (Age: 1 Yr).

Notes for Donald Emerson Steininger:

From the Logansport Pharos-Tribune – Logansport, Indiana dated December 14, 1937 page 4

Donald Steininger, the 15 months old son of Mr. and Mrs. Forest Steininger, died at the family home near Royal Centre yesterday afternoon.

Obituary from the Logansport Pharos-Tribune, Logansport, Indiana – December 21,1917

LOCUST GROVE
Donald E. Steininger, fifteen months-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Forrest Steininger, passed to a higher life December 13, 1917, at the home of his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. William Lusher. Death came as a shock to all. Besides his parents and grandparents, he leaves three brothers – Dwight, Dee and Emmet, and a host of other relatives. Services were held at the Crooked Creek Christian church, conducted by Rev. Walmer.

Call not back the dear departed,

Anchored safe where storms are l’er;

on the border land we left him,

Soon to meet and part no more;

When we leave this world of changes,

When we leave this world of care,

We shall find our missing dear one in our Father’s mansions fair.

v. LEO DOYD STEININGER was born on 24 Oct 1918 in Beebe, Arkansas. He died on 14 Jul 2005 in Auburn, De Kalb County, Indiana (Age: 86). He married Evangeline Grace Hinz, daughter of Otto F Hinz and Rose Hinz, on 08 Jun 1944 in Cook County, Illinois. She was born on 24 Jan 1923 in Richland Center, Richland County, Wisconsin.

vi. WANDA WANITA STEININGER was born on 20 Dec 1922 in Rochester, Fulton County, Indiana. She died on 10 Jan 2016 in Hamilton County, Indiana. She married Paul Eugene Bowman, son of Emery D Bowman and Vesta V Fretz, on 11 Nov 1943 in Auburn. He was born on 29 Oct 1923 in Richland Township, De Kalb, Indiana. He died on 15 Oct 2001 in Auburn, De Kalb County, Indiana.

vii. HUBERT FOREST STEININGER was born on 15 Apr 1925 in South Bend, St Joseph County, Indiana. He died on 23 Oct 2016 in Auburn, De Kalb County, Indiana. He married Marcelyn Ruth Rohm, daughter of Otto LaVern Rohm and Bessie Virginia Hollopeter, on 08 Jun 1946 in Auburn, De Kalb County, Indiana. She was born on 01 Jan 1927 in Auburn, De Kalb County, Indiana. She died on 26 Jul 2016 in Auburn, De Kalb County, Indiana.

viii. WILLIAM HOWARD ‘BILL’ STEININGER was born on 08 Dec 1927 in Jackson Township, De Kalb County, Indiana. He died on 04 Jun 1995 in Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana (Age: 67). He married Phyllis Marcine Ashenfelter, daughter of Frank Ashenfelter and Eunice Curtland, on 13 Aug 1949 in Auburn, De Kalb, Indiana. She was born on 11 Mar 1931 in Steuben County, Indiana. Phyllis died on 06 Aug 1975 in Sarasota, Florida. They divorced in November of 1956. Bill then married Mary Elizabeth Fretz, daughter of Clarence Albert Fretz and Zola Reynolds, on 26 Dec 1957 in Auburn, De Kalb, Indiana. She was born on 20 Dec 1925 in Auburn, De Kalb, Indiana. Mary died on 09 May 1997 in Auburn, De Kalb County, Indiana.

Notes for Forest Ray Steininger:

According to the Logansport Pharos-Tribune, Logansport, Indiana – October 26, 1917 page 7

Forest Steininger has sold off his farming supplies and is arranging to move with his family to Arkansas in the near future. (The Forrest Steininger family never moved)


Notes for Viola Deliliah Lusher:

Obituary

AUBURN RESIDENT DIES AT AGE OF 70
Mrs. Viola D. Steininger, Resident of This City for 20 Years, Passed Away at the DeKalb Memorial. Funeral services for Mrs. Viola D. Steininger, age 70, a resident of Auburn for 20 years and widow of the late Forest R. Steininger, were conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Auburn Church of the Nazarene. Mrs. Steininger died at 11:40 a.m. Saturday in the DeKalb Memorial hospital in Auburn following a lingering illness extending over the past several years. Her death was attributed to complications. She had entered the hospital the evening before her death. The body was removed to the Gerig funeral home in Auburn. At noon Tuesday, the remains were taken to the church to lie in state until final rites were conducted. The pastor of the Auburn church, the Rev. V. F. Owens, officiated with burial following in Woodlawn Cemetery near Auburn. Rev. Alva Kelly, pastor of the Angola Church of the Nazarene, assisted at the rites. Mrs. Steininger was a member of the Waterloo Church of the Nazarene. A native of Cass county, Ind., she was born April 15, 1894, daughter of the late William and Christina Lusher. In a ceremony performed Dec. 26, 1909 in Cass county, she was married to Forest R. Steininger. He preceded her in death June 6, 1959. The Steininger family resided at 717 North Van Buren street, Auburn. Mrs. Steininger had resided with her daughter, Mrs. Wanda Bowman of 1314 South Main street, Auburn, during her last illness.
Surviving, besides the daughter, Mrs. Bowman, are six sons, the Rev. Dwight Steininger of Nashville, Ind., Dee Steininger of Rt. 1, Spencerville, Emmett Steininger of 110 East Seventeenth St., Auburn, Rev. Leo Steininger of Des Plaines, Ill.,, Hubert Steininger of Grabill and William
Steininger, 618 So. Indian Ave., Auburn; four sisters, Mrs. Anna Hanawalt, Mrs. Mary Fry and Mrs. Hattie Minthorne, all of Royal Center, Ind., and Mrs. Geneva Sloop, Rt. 6, Logansport; 24 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. A son who died in infancy, one brother and three sisters preceded her in death.

Generation 2

DWIGHT FAIRAND2 STEININGER (Forest Ray1) was born on 26 Jul 1910 in Logansport, Cass County, Indiana. He died on 21 Nov 1997 in Nashville, Brown County, Indiana (Age: 87). He married MaeMeinert, daughter of Albert Adam Meinert and Grace Kline, on 12 Mar 1932 in Logansport, Cass
County, Indiana. She was born on 22 Feb 1912 in Logansport, Cass County, Indiana. She died on 26 Aug 1994 in Columbus, Bartholomew, Ohio (Age: 82).

Dwight Fairand Steininger and Mae Meinert had the following children:

i. DONNA LUCILLE3 STEININGER was born on 19 Jun 1933 in Logansport Ward 5, Cass, Indiana. She died on 04 Apr 2015 in Nashville, Brown County, Indiana. She married Lloyd Hurshel Sisson, son of Virgil Sisson and Nellie Chitwood, on 29 Apr 1956 in Nashville, Indiana. He was born on 10 Dec 1933 in Trafalgar, Johnson, Indiana.

ii. WILLIAM FAIRAND ‘BILL’ STEININGER was born on 18 Apr 1937 in North Manchester,Wabash County, Indiana.

iii. CONNIE MAE STEININGER was born on 27 Mar 1940 in Auburn, De Kalb County,Indiana. She died on 01 Jan 2004 in Nashville, Brown, Indiana, (Age: 63).


GILBERT DEE2 STEININGER (Forest Ray1) was born on 14 Aug 1912 in Boone, Cass County, Indiana. He died on 09 Sep 2008 in Leo, Allen County, Indiana (Cedars Retirement Home; Age: 96). He married Wilma Laverne Weaver, daughter of John Lewis Weaver and Grace Blanche Lochner, on 06 Jan 1935 in Auburn, De Kalb County, Indiana. She was born on 30 Oct 1913 in Jackson Township, De Kalb County, Indiana. She died on 03 Dec 1991 in Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana (Age: 78). Dee then married Doris Onyda Amstutz, daughter of Peter W Amstutz and Leah Neuenschwander, on 08 Oct 1994 in Elkhart, Elkhart, Indiana. She was born on 20 Feb 1916 in Springfield, Allen, Indiana. She died on 05 Aug 2008 in Grabill, Cedar Creek Township, Allen County, Indiana (at cedars nursing home in Leo-Cedarville, Indiana).

Notes for Doris Onyda Amstutz:
After looking at all of the census information, birth information. I believe that Doris’s middle name was actually Junita or a variation on that name.

Gilbert Dee Steininger and Wilma Laverne Weaver had the following children:

i. CARMEN LOUISE3 STEININGER was born on 23 Feb 1936 in Auburn, De Kalb County, Indiana. She died on 18 Nov 2017 in Granger, St. Joseph County, Indiana. Carmen married Edwin Lowell Bateman, son of Rev Kenneth Vaughn Bateman and Ruth Jenny Jennings, on 15 Aug 1959 in Grabill, Allen County, Indiana. He was born on 15 Nov 1934 in Gary, Lake, Indiana.

ii. MARILYN SUE STEININGER was born on 06 Dec 1937 in Jackson, DeKalb, Indiana. Marilyn married Loren L Delong, son of Lester Marlin Delong and Myra E Gorrell, on 12 Jan 1957. He was born on 25 Jun 1937 in Ohio.

iii. RITA JEAN STEININGER was born on 01 Sep 1941 in De Kalb County, Indiana. Rita married Norman James Schindler, son of Adolf John Schindler and Joy Ethelynn Hamm, on 28 Dec 1963 in Grabill, Allen County, Indiana. He was born on 07 Mar 1942 in Barberton, Ohio.

iv. JAMES DEE STEININGER was born on 23 Oct 1942 in De Kalb County, Indiana. He married Shirley Coad in Champaign, Illinois. She was born on 19 Dec 1942 in Illinois

v. RUTH ANNE STEININGER was born on 26 Jan 1948 in Auburn, De Kalb County, Indiana. She died on 22 Oct 2014 in Dallas, Dallas County, Texas. Ruth married Alan Eugene Marvel, son of Donald Leroy Marvel and Barbara Jean Hayes, on 27 Jun 1970 in Grabill, Allen County, Indiana. He was born on 24 Oct 1947 in Fort Wayne, Indiana.


EMMETT OTIS2 STEININGER (Forest Ray1) was born on 28 Aug 1914 in Royal Center, Cass County, Indiana. He died on 06 Mar 2014 in Auburn, De Kalb County, Indiana (Age: 99). Emmett married Mabel Louise ‘Peggy’ McDougle, daughter of Clarence Otto McDougle and Della Eulalah Leavell, on 10 Oct 1936 in Twelve Mile, Cass County, Indiana. She was born on 07 Nov 1915 in Metea, Cass County, Indiana (near Twelve Mile, Indiana). She died on 26 Mar 2010 in Auburn, De Kalb County, Indiana (DeKalb Memorial Hospital).

Emmett Otis Steininger and Mabel Louise ‘Peggy’ McDougle had the following children:

i. JUDITH ANN3 STEININGER was born on 24 Mar 1938 in Royal Center, Cass County, Indiana. Judith married Dewain Edward Johnson, son of Roy Lee Johnson and Gertrude Marie Deckert, on 16 Aug 1958. He was born on 05 Sep 1935 in Newman Grove, Madison County, Nebraska. He died on 10 Apr 2011 in Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana (Age at Death: 75).

ii. ROBERTA KAY STEININGER was born on 21 Dec 1939 in Auburn, De Kalb County, Indiana. She died on 19 Aug 2007 in Florissant, Teller, Colorado (Age at Death: 67). She married Gerard Alexander Reed on 26 May 1963. He was born on 19 Jan1941.

iii. DONALD BRUCE STEININGER was born on 03 Oct 1942 in Auburn, De Kalb County, Indiana. He married Kathleen Diane Lisius on 28 May 1966. She was born in Ashland Ohio.

iv. BARBARA JOAN STEININGER was born on 28 Nov 1948 in Auburn, De Kalb County, Indiana. Barbara married Russell Arthur Hoff Jr, son of Russell Arthur Hoff Sr, on 03 Jan 1970 in Auburn, De Kalb County, Indiana. He was born on 20 Apr 1948 in Indiana.

v. BETTY JEAN STEININGER was born on 28 Nov 1948 in Auburn, De Kalb County, Indiana. Betty married Larry Wayne Theel on 24 May 1969 in Auburn, De Kalb County, Indiana. He was born on 20 Jul 1949 in Mission, Johnson, Kansas.

Notes for Emmett Otis Steininger:


Obituary from the Evening Star – Auburn, Indiana March 7, 2014


AUBURN – Emmett O. Steininger, 99, of Auburn died Thursday, March 6, 2014, at DeKalb Health in Auburn. Emmett was born Aug. 28, 1914, in Royal Center, Indiana, to Forrest and Viola (Lusher) Steininger. Mr. Steininger was the owner and operator of the Printcraft Printing Company in Auburn and then retired from the Fort Wayne Printing Company. He attended the Auburn Church of the Nazarene. He was a member of the Auburn Lions Club and was a dedicated gardener that was a past recipient of the DeKalb County Gardener of the Year award.
Emmett married Mabel L. “Peggy” McDougle on Oct. 10, 1936, in the home where Peggy was raised near Twelve Mile, Indiana, and she passed away March 26, 2010. Surviving are four children and their spouses, Judith Johnson of Indianapolis, Don and Kathy Steininger of Fort Wayne, Betty and Larry Theel of Overland Park, Kansas, and Barbara and Russell Hoff of Auburn; a son-in-law, Dr. Gerard Reed of Spring, Texas; nine grandchildren, Bradley Johnson, Stephanie (Brett) Frankhauser, Trent (Shelley) Theel, Scott (Ginger) Johnson, Alison (Steve) Rynearson, Travis (Rachelle) Theel, Kisha Steininger, Ryan (Maura) Hoff and Toby (Marci) Theel; 19 great-grandchildren; a brother and sister-in-law, Hubert and Marcy Steininger of Auburn; a sister, Wanda Bowman of Noblesville; and a sister-in-law, Evangeline Steininger of Auburn. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; a daughter, Roberta Reed; son-in-law, Dewain Johnson; and four brothers, Bill Steininger, Leo Steininger, Dee Steininger and Dwight Steininger.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Auburn Church of the Nazarene, 2301 N. Main St., Auburn, with visitation from 10-11 a.m. Monday prior to the service at the church. The Dr. Gerard Reed and the Rev. Dan White will be officiating. Burial will take place in Woodlawn Cemetery in Auburn.
Visitation will also be from 4-6 p.m. Sunday at Feller and Clark Funeral Home, 1860 Center St., Auburn. Memorials may be directed to the Auburn Church of the Nazarene or the Community Foundation of DeKalb County.
To send condolences, visit www.fellerandclark.com.

Published in KPCNews on Mar. 7, 2014.

Notes for Mabel Louise ‘Peggy’ McDougle:

From the Logansport Pharos-Tribune – Logansport, Indiana dated Monday October 12, 1936 page 6

The home of Mr. and Mrs. C.O. McDougle of near Walton was the scene of a pretty wedding at high noon Saturday when their daughter Mabel and Emmett O. Steininger, son of Mr. and Mrs. Forrest Steininger of near Royal Center, were married. The Reverend Dwight Steininger, brotherof the bridegroom, performed the ceremony before an altar banked with autumn flowers. The bride wore a mulberry rust crepe tunic frock with brown accessories. Her only attendant, Velsie McVety of Anoka, wore a black crep tunic dress with matching accessories. Bruce Lowe of San Diego, Cal., attended the groom. Following the ceremony a dinner was served the wedding party and the following: Mr. and Mrs. Forrest Steininger, the Rev. and Mrs. Dwight Steininger, Mr. and Mrs. Lennie Sherrill and daughters, Mrs. Marion Barnett and children, Vernon, Leon and Ellen Jeanne, Emerson and Deloris McDougle of Logansport; Velsi McVety of Anoka, Mr. and Mrs. J.T. Leavell and Maxine McDougle of Fulton, Bruce Lowe of San Diego, Calif., Leo, Hubert, Wando and Billy Steininger of Royal Center. Mrs. Steininger was graduated from Metea high school in 1934. Mr. and Mrs. Steininger are residing at Auburn where Mr. Steininger is employed by a printing company.

Obituary:

MABEL L. “PEGGY” STEININGER

MABEL L. “PEGGY” STEININGER, 94, of Auburn, died Friday, March 26, 2010, at DeKalb Memorial Hospital in Auburn. Mrs. Steininger was born on Nov. 7, 1915, in Royal Center, Ind., daughter of Clarence and Della (Leavell) McDougle. She was a bookkeeper for the Evening Star Newspaper in Auburn and Electric Motors in Garrett, retiring in 1980. She was also a member of Auburn Church of the Nazarene and a member and past president of the Auburn Garden Club. She married Emmett Steininger on Oct. 10, 1936, in her parent’s home near Twelve Mile, Ind.; he survives. She is also survived by four children and their spouses, Judith and Dewain Johnson of Indianapolis, Don and Kathy Steininger of Fort Wayne, Betty and Larry Theel of Overland Park, Kansas and Barbara and Russell Hoff of Auburn; a son-in-law, Dr. Gerard Reed of Spring, Texas; sisters, Ellen Johnson of Crown Point and Delores Dennison of Columbia City; nine grandchildren, Bradley Johnson, Stephanie (Brett) Frankhauser, Trent (Shelley) Theel, Scott (Ginger) Johnson, Alison Hoff, Travis (Rachelle) Theel, Kisha Steininger, Ryan (Maura) Hoff and Toby (Marci) Theel; and 18 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Roberta Reed; three brothers; and three sisters. Service is 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 30, 2010, at Auburn Church of the Nazarene. Dr. Gerard Reed and Rev. Dan White officiating. Calling is from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at Feller & Clark Funeral Home, 1860 South Center Street, Auburn. Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery, Auburn. Memorials may be directed to the church.

Dekalb newspaper


LEO DOYD2 STEININGER (Forest Ray1) was born on 24 Oct 1918 in Beebe, Arkansas. He died on 14 Jul 2005 in Auburn, De Kalb County, Indiana (Age: 86). Leo married Evangeline Grace Hinz, daughter of Otto F Hinz and Rose Hinz, on 08 Jun 1944 in Cook County, Illinois. She was born on 24 Jan 1923 in Richland Center, Richland County, Wisconsin.

Leo Doyd Steininger and Evangeline Grace Hinz had the following child:

i. TIMOTHY DWIGHT3 STEININGER was born on 30 May 1953 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. He married Vicki Ellen Kinker on 11 Aug 1973. She was born on 31 Aug 1951 in Ohio.

WANDA WANITA2 STEININGER (Forest Ray1) was born on 20 Dec 1922 in Rochester, Fulton County, Indiana. She died on 10 Jan 2016 in Hamilton County, Indiana. Wanda married Paul Eugene Bowman, son of Emery D Bowman and Vesta V Fretz, on 11 Nov 1943 in Auburn. He was born on
29 Oct 1923 in Richland Township, De Kalb, Indiana. He died on 15 Oct 2001 in Auburn, De Kalb County, Indiana.

Paul Eugene Bowman and Wanda Wanita Steininger had the following children:

i. LARRY GENE3 BOWMAN was born on 09 Feb 1946 in Auburn, De Kalb County, Indiana. He died on 11 Feb 1946 in Auburn, De Kalb County, Indiana (Age: 0).

ii. NANCY CAROL BOWMAN was born on 13 Jul 1947 in Auburn, De Kalb County, Indiana. She married James Russell Miller on 06 Jul 1969 in Auburn, De Kalb County, Indiana. He was born on 28 Jun 1948 in Benedict, North Dakota.

iii. JANEL DARLENE BOWMAN was born on 14 Mar 1953 in Auburn, De Kalb County, Indiana. She marriedRichard ‘Rick’ Bartley Snow, son of Lena Hillard, on 26 May 1984 in Fayette County, Kentucky. He was born on 15 Sep 1954 in Fayette County, Kentucky. She then married Phillip Perry Whan, son of Guy Whan and Alice Whan, on 02 Apr 2010 in Noble, Indiana. He was born on 15 Nov 1951in Kendallville, Indiana.

iv. TAMARA JOY BOWMAN was born on 21 Feb 1960. She married Clayton Birdie Chanberlain on 27 Mar 1981 in Auburn, De Kalb, Indiana. Then Tamara married Stephen L Fryman on 08 Jun 1996 in Fayette, Kentucky.

v. PAULA JEAN BOWMAN was born on 19 Nov 1963 in Auburn, De Kalb, Indiana. She married Cecil Everette Williams on 14 Jul 1984 in Auburn, De Kalb County, Indiana. He was born on 24 Mar 1961 in Illinois.

Notes for Wanda Wanita Steininger:

From Find A Grave the following obituary

Wanda W Bowman, 93 formerly of Auburn passed away Sunday January 10, 2016 at the home of her daughter in Noblesville. She was born in Rochester on December 20, 1922 to Forest R and Viola D. (Lusher) Steininger. She was a homemaker and a very active member of the Auburn Church of the Nazarene. Wanda was a former member of the Auburn Garden Club. She loved her family and prayed for them daily. She was very creative. Her hobbies included oil painting, glass painting, flower arraigning, sewing and decorating. She married Paul E. Bowman on November 11, 1943 in Auburn and he passed away October 15, 2001. Surviving are 4 daughters and their husbands, Nancy and Jim Miller of Bottineau, ND, Janel and Phillip Whan of Kendallville, Tammy and Steve Fryman of Noblesville and Paula and Cecil Williams of Noblesville; 7 grandchildren, Nanette (Jeff) Devens, Chad (Liling) Miller, Heidi (David) Sorrells, Elizabeth Snow, Roxy Snow, Morgan Williams, Seth Williams and 9 great grandchildren; a brother Hubert (Marcy) Steininger of Auburn and a sister in law, Evangeline Steininger of Auburn. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, a son Larry Bowman and 6 brothers, Dwight Steininger, Dee Steininger, Emmett Steininger, Leo Steininger, Donald Steininger and Bill Steininger.
Services are 11 AM Saturday January 16, 2016 at the Auburn Church of the Nazarene, 2301 North Main Street, Auburn with Rev Doug Thomas officiating. Burial is in the Woodlawn Cemetery, Auburn.


HUBERT FOREST2 STEININGER (Forest Ray1) was born on 15 Apr 1925 in South Bend, St Joseph County, Indiana. He died on 23 Oct 2016 in Auburn, De Kalb County, Indiana. He married Marcelyn Ruth Rohm, daughter of Otto LaVern Rohm and Bessie Virginia Hollopeter, on 08 Jun 1946 in Auburn, De Kalb County, Indiana. She was born on 01 Jan 1927 in Auburn, De Kalb
County, Indiana. She died on 26 Jul 2016 in Auburn, De Kalb County, Indiana.

Hubert Forest Steininger and Marcelyn Ruth Rohm had the following children:

i. STEVEN CURTIS3 STEININGER was born on 31 May 1947 in Indiana. He married Sherrill Lynn Poole, daughter of James Carlton Poole and Inez Maefield Gillis, on 18 May 1969 in Norfolk, Virginia. She was born on 12 Feb 1946.

ii. PHILLIP ALLEN STEININGER was born on 15 Sep 1950. He married Joan Lois Miller, daughter of Francis Evard Miller and Edna Troyer, on 28 Sep 1974 in Chesapeake, Virginia. She was born on 08 Sep 1951 in Norfolk, Virginia.

iii. KEITH E. STEININGER was born on 15 Mar 1956. He married Kathleen ‘Kathy’ Richie on 19 Jun 1982. She was born on 11 Feb 1950.

iv. JOYCE LINNETTE STEININGER was born on 01 Dec 1960. She married Franklin Leroy Doty on 03 Feb 1991 in Auburn, De Kalb County, Indiana. He was born on 23 Jan 1961.

v. MARY ELAINE STEININGER was born on 20 Oct 1963 in Indiana. She married Simon Ray Clabaugh on 11 May 1985. He was born on 28 Aug 1963. She then married Wayne Bradley Gonser, son of Walter D. Gonser and Mary Lou Douglas, on 18 Oct 1997 in LaGrange, LaGrange, Indiana. He was born on 04 Aug 1958 in Grant County, Indiana.

Notes for Hubert Forest Steininger:

HUBERT FOREST STEININGER, 91, of Auburn, Ind., died on Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016. Arrangements by Feller & Clark Funeral Home, Auburn. (from the Fort Wayne News Sentinel October 25, 2016)

Notes for Marcelyn Ruth Rohm:

MARCELYN R. “MARCY” STEININGER, 89, of Auburn, died Tuesday, July 26, 2016. Arrangements by Feller & Clark Funeral Home, Auburn. From the News-Sentinel, The (Fort Wayne, IN) – Thursday, July 28, 2016

WILLIAM HOWARD2 ‘BILL’ STEININGER (Forest Ray1) was born on 08 Dec 1927 in Jackson Township, De Kalb County, Indiana. He died on 04 Jun 1995 in Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana (Age: 67). Bill married Phyllis Marcine Ashenfelter, daughter of Frank Ashenfelter and Eunice Curtland, on 13 Aug 1949 in Auburn, De Kalb, Indiana. She was born on 11 Mar 1931 in Steuben, Indiana. She died on 06 Aug 1975 in Sarasota, Florida. They divorced in Nobember of 1956. He then married Mary Elizabeth Fretz, daughter of Clarence Albert Fretz and Zola Reynolds, on 26 Dec 1957 in Auburn,
De Kalb, Indiana. She was born on 20 Dec 1925 in Auburn, Dakalb, Indiana. She died on 09 May 1997 in Auburn, De Kalb County, Indiana

William Howard Steininger and Phyllis Marcine Ashenfelter had the following child:

i. THOMAS ALAN3 STEININGER was born on 18 Sep 1951. He married Adrian Lee Williams McConnell on 04 Jul 1988 in Pinellas, Florida. She was born on 11 Sep 1942.


Generation 3

DONNA LUCILLE3 STEININGER (Dwight Fairand2, Forest Ray1) was born on 19 Jun 1933 in Logansport Ward 5, Cass, Indiana. She died on 04 Apr 2015 in Nashville, Brown County, Indiana. She married Lloyd Hurshel Sisson, son of Virgil Sisson and Nellie Chitwood, on 29 Apr 1956 in Nashville, Indiana. He was born on 10 Dec 1933 in Trafalgar, Johnson, Indiana.

Lloyd Hurshel Sisson and Donna Lucille Steininger had the following children:

i. THOMAS DWIGHT4 SISSON was born on 11 Apr 1959 in Indiana. He died on 11 Apr1959 (Age: 0).

ii. JANET LEIGH SISSON was born in Indiana.

iii. GARY DEAN SISSON was born in Franklin, Indiana.

iv. ROGER WAYNE SISSON was born in Indiana.

v. DONALD KEITH SISSON was born in Indiana.

Notes for Donna Lucille Steininger:

Mrs. Donna L. Sisson
June 19, 1933 – April 04, 2015

Celebrating the Life of Donna L. Sisson
Donna L. Sisson, 81, of Nashville, IN died at 5:45 a.m. Saturday, April 4, 2015 at Brown County Health and Living in Nashville. Born June 19, 1933, in Logansport, Mrs. Sisson was the daughter of Dwight and May (Minert)
Steininger. She married Lloyd Sisson in 1956.
Mrs. Sisson was a homemaker and had previously worked at Hook’s and Revco drugstores. She was a member of Parkview Church of the Nazarene. She enjoyed scrapbooking and reading.
Survivors include her husband; a daughter, Janet Slevin of Nashville; sons, Gary (Amy) Sisson of Butlerville, Roger (Chris Childers) Sisson of Minneapolis, MN, and Don (Susie) Sisson of Gurnee, IL; a brother, Bill Steininger of Colorado Springs, CO; grandchildren, Tyler Sisson, Sr., David Sisson, Kimber Alexander, Tori, Dwight, Declan and Dalton Sisson; and great-grandchildren, Kansas Alexander and Tyler Sisson, Jr.
Mrs. Sisson was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Thomas Dwight Sisson; and a sister, Connie Steininger.
Funeral Information
Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Saturday at Parkview Church of the Nazarene in Nashville. Rev. Stan Louther will officiate. Family and friends may call from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Friday and 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service Saturday at the church. Burial will follow at Oak Ridge Cemetery in Helmsburg. Arrangements were entrusted to Sawyer-Pickett Funeral & Cremation Service in North Vernon.


WILLIAM FAIRAND ‘BILL’3 STEININGER (Dwight Fairand2, Forest Ray1) was born on 18 Apr 1937 in North Manchester, Wabash County, Indiana. He married Judith Ann Hardman, daughter of Kenneth Charles Hardman and Irene Dustin Parsley, on 19 Aug 1961 in Bedford, Indiana. She was born on
21 Feb 1936 in Mitchell, Lawrence, Indiana. She died on 14 Sep 2017 in Colorado Springs, El Paso, Colorado.

William Fairand ‘Bill’ Steininger and Judith Ann Hardman had the following children:

i. BRADLEY WILLIAM4 STEININGER was born in Santa Barbara California.

ii. BARBARA ANN ‘BARBIE’ STEININGER was born in Santa Barbara, California.

iii. KAREN RENEE STEININGER was born in Santa Barbara, California.


CARMEN LOUISE3 STEININGER (Gilbert Dee2, Forest Ray1) was born on 23 Feb 1936 in Auburn, De Kalb County, Indiana. She died on 18 Nov 2017 in Granger, St. Joseph County, Indiana. She married Edwin Lowell Bateman, son of Rev Kenneth Vaughn Bateman and Ruth Jenny Jennings, on 15 Aug 1959 in Grabill, Allen County, Indiana. He was born on 15 Nov 1934 in Gary, Lake, Indiana.

Edwin Lowell Bateman and Carmen Louise Steininger had the following children:

i. KEITH ERIC4 BATEMAN was born in South Bend, St Joseph County, Indiana.

ii. RANDALL LEE BATEMAN was born in South Bend, St Joseph County, Indiana.

iii. DAWN R BATEMAN was born in South Bend, St Joseph County, Indiana.

Notes for Carmen Louise Steininger:

Obiturary Published in the South Bend Tribune on Nov. 21, 2017

Carmen, age 81, passed into God’s Kingdom peacefully on November 18, 2017, at her home with her family present. She was born February 23, 1936, to her parents, the late Wilma and Dee Steininger of Auburn, Indiana.
She was married to her college sweetheart, Edwin Bateman, who survives, for 58 wonderful years, and three precious children were born to their union: two sons, Keith (Bev) Bateman of Irving, TX, Randall Bateman of Norman, OK; and daughter, Dawn Bateman of Huntersville, NC. She enjoyed her grandchildren: Heather Bateman of Elkhart, IN, and Paul Bateman of Huntersville, NC, Miranda (Corey) Dyer of Brownfield, TX, Jeff Hawkins of Pittsburg, KS, and Stephanie (Sean) Henderson of Irving, TX. Dawn often reminded her that she also had grand dogs, Spencer and Charlie.
Carmen is survived by siblings, Marilyn (Loren) DeLong, Rita Jean (Norman) Schindler and James Steininger. Her youngest sister, Ruthie Marvel, preceded her in death.
Carmen was a graduate of Leo High School, Leo, IN. She then went to Fort Wayne Bible College and later transferred to Olivet Nazarene University her sophomore year. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education. She also held a Master’s Degree from Ball State University.
Carmen taught third graders at Mary Frank – Harris School in the Penn-Harris-Madison School Corporation for 32 years.
The church family was important in her life. She was very involved with her local church including choir, missions council member, Sunday School teacher, and as the financial recording secretary.
She had a strong faith in God. She loved the church and her people. Her legacy is reflected in all of the small tasks that she did for her church.
Visitation and Funeral Service will be as follows:
Visitation Friday, Nov. 24th, from 4 to 7 o’clock & Saturday, Nov. 25th, 12 to 1:00 p.m. Service at 1:00 p.m. at South Bend Church of the Nazarene, 51690 North Ironwood Road, South Bend, IN.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Center for Hospice Care – South Bend; and/or South Bend First Church of the Nazarene in the name of Carmen Bateman. To leave an online condolence or sign the guestbook, please visit www.chapelhillmemorial.com.

South Bend Tribune on Nov. 21, 2017

MARILYN SUE3 STEININGER (Gilbert Dee2, Forest Ray1) was born on 06 Dec 1937 in Jackson, DeKalb, Indiana. She married Loren L Delong, son of Lester Marlin Delong and Myra E Gorrell, on 12 Jan 1957. He was born on 25 Jun 1937 in Ohio .

Loren L Delong and Marilyn Sue Steininger had the following children:

i. KENNETH LEROY4 DELONG was born on 28 Dec 1957 in Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana. He died on 25 Mar 2000 in Pleasant Lake, Steuben, Indiana (Age at Death: 42).

ii. KERRY DELONG was born in Indiana.

iii. WENDY SUE DELONG was born in Indiana.

RITA JEAN3 STEININGER (Gilbert Dee2, Forest Ray1) was born on 01 Sep 1941 in De Kalb County, Indiana. She married Norman James Schindler, son of Adolf John Schindler and Joy Ethelynn Hamm, on 28 Dec 1963 in Grabill, Allen County, Indiana. He was born on 07 Mar 1942 in Barberton, Ohio.

Norman James Schindler and Rita Jean Steininger had the following children:

i. ERIK JON4 SCHINDLER was born in Indiana.

ii. TYSON JEVON SCHINDLER was born in Indiana.


JAMES DEE3 STEININGER (Gilbert Dee2, Forest Ray1) was born on 23 Oct 1942 in De Kalb County, Indiana. He married Shirley Coad in Champaign, Illinois. She was born on 19 Dec 1942 in Illinois

James Dee Steininger and Shirley Coad had the following children:

i. AMY MARIE4 STEININGER was born in Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana.

ii. JULIE ANNE STEININGER was born in Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana.

RUTH ANNE3 STEININGER (Gilbert Dee2, Forest Ray1) was born on 26 Jan 1948 in Auburn, De Kalb County, Indiana. She died on 22 Oct 2014 in Dallas, Dallas County, Texas. She married Alan Eugene Marvel, son of Donald Leroy Marvel and Barbara Jean Hayes, on 27 Jun 1970 in Grabill, Allen County, Indiana. He was born on 24 Oct 1947 in Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana.

Alan Eugene Marvel and Ruth Anne Steininger had the following children:

i. BRIAN ANDREW4 MARVEL was born in Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana.

ii. JENNIFER ‘JENNY’ ANNE MARVEL was born in Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana.

iii. JEREMY ALAN MARVEL was born in Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana.

iv. HEATHER MARIE MARVEL was born in Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana.

Obituary of Ruth Anne Marvel

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FORT WORTH — Ruth Anne Marvel, age 66, joined her Heavenly father Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014.
Celebration of Life: 10 AM Tuesday at Fort Worth Presbyterian Church (6251 Oakmont Trail, Fort Worth, TX), preceded by visitation at the church at 9:30 AM. Visitation: 6 to 8 PM Monday, at Laurel Land Funeral Home.
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, donations in Ruth’s memory may be made to the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation or the American Lung Association.
Ruth was a guiding light for her family and an inspiration for all who knew her. She was a loving wife, mother, sister, and daughter. Ruth’s devotion to her family meant she always made time for those she held dear. She loved to talk, listen, and share in the stories of others. Her compassion has touched our lives and those around her, her faith has been an inspiration, and her kindness and love are her enduring legacy. The echoes of her laughter will sing in our hearts forever.
Survived by her husband, Alan; sons, Brian Marvel (Jennifer) and Jeremy Marvel (Katie); daughters, Jenny Marvel (André) and Heather Wellman (Shawn); grandchildren, Bianca, Alexa, Caden, and Elizabeth; sister, Carmen Bateman (Ed); sister, Marilyn DeLong (Loren); brother, James Steininger; and sister, Rita Jean Schindler (Norman).


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JUDITH ANN3 STEININGER (Emmett Otis2, Forest Ray1) was born on 24 Mar 1938 in Royal Center, Cass County, Indiana. She married Dewain Edward Johnson, son of Roy Lee Johnson and Gertrude Marie Deckert, on 16 Aug 1958. He was born on 05 Sep 1935 in Newman Grove, Madison County, Nebraska. He died on 10 Apr 2011 in Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana (Age at Death: 75).


Dewain Edward Johnson and Judith Ann Steininger had the following children:

i. BRADLEY DEAN4 JOHNSON was born in Indiana.

ii. STEPHANIE ANN JOHNSON was born in Indiana.

iii. SCOTT ALLEN JOHNSON was born in Indiana.

Notes for Dewain Edward Johnson:

Obituary

Dewain E. Johnson 75, passed away peacefully at his home Sunday April 10, 2011. He was born in Newman Grove, NE and was a teacher for 35 years mostly in Beech Grove and Indianapolis.
Dewain is survived by his loving wife Judith of 52 years; children Brad Johnson, Stephanie (Brett) Frankhauser, and Scott (Ginger) Johnson; 10 Grandchildren and sisters Minda Maxwell and Lois Hopper.
Visitation was held Saturday April 16, 2011 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in Indianapolis First Church of the Nazarene 9401 E. 25th St. Indpls. IN 46229, with funeral services at 1:30 p.m. at the church.
Burial: Oaklawn Memorial Gardens
Arrangements: Little & Sons Funeral Home Stop 11 Chapel.
Memorial contributions may be made to Olivet Nazarene University 1 University Ave. Bourbonnais, IL. 60914.


DONALD BRUCE3 STEININGER (Emmett Otis2, Forest Ray1) was born on 03 Oct 1942 in Auburn, De Kalb County, Indiana. He married Kathleen Diane Lisius on 28 May 1966. She was born in Ashland Ohio.

Donald Bruce Steininger and Kathleen Diane Lisius had the following child:

i. KESHIA LOUISE4 STEININGER was born in Ft Wayne, Allen County, Indiana.


BETTY JEAN3 STEININGER (Emmett Otis2, Forest Ray1) was born on 28 Nov 1948 in Auburn, De Kalb County, Indiana. She married Larry Wayne Theel on 24 May 1969 in Auburn, De Kalb County, Indiana. He was born on 20 Jul 1949 in Mission, Johnson, Kansas.

Larry Wayne Theel and Betty Jean Steininger had the following children:

i. TRENT WAYNE4 THEEL was born in Kansas.

ii. TRAVIS BRADY THEEL was born in Kansas.

iii. TOBY NATHANIEL THEEL was born in Shawnee Mission, Johnson, Kansas.


TIMOTHY DWIGHT3 STEININGER (Leo Doyd2, Forest Ray1) was born on 30 May 1953 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. He married Vicki Ellen Kinker on 11 Aug 1973. She was born on 31 Aug 1951 in Ohio.

Timothy Dwight Steininger and Vicki Ellen Kinker had the following children:

i. MEGAN DEE4 STEININGER was born in Escanaba, Michigan.

ii. ROBIN GWEN STEININGER was born in Bismarck, North Dakota.

NANCY CAROL3 BOWMAN (Wanda Wanita2 Steininger, Forest Ray1 Steininger) was born on 13 Jul 1947 in Auburn, De Kalb County, Indiana. She married James Russell Miller on 06 Jul 1969 in Auburn, De Kalb County, Indiana. He was born on 28 Jun 1948 in Benedict, North Dakota.

James Russell Miller and Nancy Carol Bowman had the following children:

i. NANETTE LEIGH4 MILLER was born in Bottineau, North Dakota.

ii. CHAD JAMIE MILLER was born in Bottineau, North Dakota.

iii. HEIDI JOY MILLER was born in Bottineau, North Dakota.

JANEL DARLENE3 BOWMAN (Wanda Wanita2 Steininger, Forest Ray1 Steininger) was born on 14 Mar 1953 in Auburn, De Kalb County, Indiana. She married Richard ‘Rick’ Bartley Snow, son of Lena Hillard, on 26 May 1984 in Fayette County, Kentucky. He was born on 15 Sep 1954 in Fayette County, Kentucky. She then married Phillip Perry Whan, son of Guy Whan and Alice Whan, on 02 Apr 2010 in Noble, Indiana. He was born on 15 Nov 1951 in Kendallville.

Richard ‘Rick’ Bartley Snow and Janel Darlene Bowman had the following children:

i. ELIZABETH MARIE4 SNOW

ii. ROXANNA PAULETTE SNOW

PAULA JEAN3 BOWMAN (Wanda Wanita2 Steininger, Forest Ray1 Steininger) was born on 19 Nov 1963 in Auburn, De Kalb, Indiana. She married Cecil Everette Williams on 14 Jul 1984 in Auburn, De Kalb, Indiana. He was born on 24 Mar 1961 in Illinois.

Cecil Everette Williams and Paula Jean Bowman had the following children:

i. MORGAN LEIGH4 WILLIAMS

ii. SETH WILLIAMS


STEVEN CURTIS3 STEININGER (Hubert Forest2, Forest Ray1) was born on 31 May 1947 in Indiana. He married Sherrill Lynn Poole, daughter of James Carlton Poole and Inez Maefield Gillis, on 18 May 1969 in Norfolk, Virginia, USA. She was born on 12 Feb 1946.

Steven Curtis Steininger and Sherrill Lynn Poole had the following children:

i. CHRISTY4 STEININGER

ii. KAREN STEININGER


PHILLIP ALLEN3 STEININGER (Hubert Forest2, Forest Ray1) was born on 15 Sep 1950. He married Joan Lois Miller, daughter of Francis Evard Miller and Edna Troyer, on 28 Sep 1974 in Chesapeake, Virginia. She was born on 08 Sep 1951 in Norfolk, Virginia.

Phillip Allen Steininger and Joan Lois Miller had the following children:

i. SARAH4 STEININGER

ii. ANDY STEININGER

iii. BEN STEININGER


KEITH E.3 STEININGER (Hubert Forest2, Forest Ray1) was born on 15 Mar 1956. He married Kathleen ‘Kathy’ Richie on 19 Jun 1982. She was born on 11 Feb 1950.

Keith E. Steininger and Kathleen ‘Kathy’ Richie had the following child:

i. DAVID4 STEININGER

MARY ELAINE3 STEININGER (Hubert Forest2, Forest Ray1) was born on 20 Oct 1963 in Indiana. She married Simon Ray Clabaugh on 11 May 1985. He was born on 28 Aug 1963. They Divorced. She married Wayne Bradley Gonser, son of Walter D. Gonser and Mary Lou Douglas, on 18 Oct 1997 in LaGrange, LaGrange, Indiana. He was born on 04 Aug 1958 in Grant County, Indiana.

Simon Ray Clabaugh and Mary Elaine Steininger had the following child:

i. COURTNEY ERIN4 CLABAUGH

Photos and Such

Photo of Forest Steininger along with Dwight and Dee Steininger