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Rev. Leonard Irvin STEININGER

Male 1909 - 2007  (97 years)


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  • Name Leonard Irvin STEININGER 
    Title Rev. 
    Born 28 Apr 1909  Beaverton, Gladwin County, MI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Social Security No. 311-28-4832 
    Occupation Minister 
    Died 27 Mar 2007  Battle Creek, Calhoun County, MI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Floral Lawn Memorial Gardens, Calhoun County, MI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • (1) Source: Elizabeth Ann Grubb.

      (2) Obituary dated March 28, 2007, provided to Elizabeth Ann Grubb by Steve Mathews :

      Leonard Ervin Steininger
      Battle Creek

      Leonard Ervin Steininger, 97, of Battle Creek, died at Battle Creek Health System and went to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, March 27, 2007.

      He was born in Beaverton, Michigan on April 28, 1909 the son of Milo Irvin and Lillie May (Crabill) Steininger.

      Leonard grew up in Fulton County, Indiana and moved to Colon, Michigan in 1954 and then Battle Creek in 1987.

      Leonard served his Lord and community as Pastor of the "Church of God" in Owosso, Ovid and Colon, Michigan from 1947-1968.

      He also worked as a bus driver for the Colon Schools from 1954-1968 and the Colon High School Custodian from 1954-1968.

      Leonard married Treva J. Eber near Rochester, Indiana on January 12, 1931; she preceded him in death on April 5, 2003.

      He is survived by a daughter, Doris E. (Chuck) Kanitz of Battle Creek; a son, Wilbur D. (Joy) Steininger of Missouri; a foster son, James S. Blair; seven grandchildren; a foster grandson; twenty great-grandchildren and nine great-great grandchildren.

      Leonard was also preceded in death by his foster daughter, Viola M. Coleman and five sisters, Zona E. Steininger, Orpha Woodcox, Faye Mork, Mae Blacketor and Iva Morlock.

      Leonard attended the Emmett Street Missionary Church and was a former President of the Ministerial Association in Colon and Owosso, Michigan. He enjoyed reading, gardening vegetables and flowers.

      At the request of the family, they will receive friends 4:00 - 8:00 p.m., Friday, March 30, 2007 at the Farley-Estes & Dowdle Funeral Home.

      Funeral services to celebrate Leonard's life will be held 1:00 p.m., Saturday, March 31, 2007 at the funeral home with Pastor Orville Banks, officiating. Interment will follow at Floral Lawn Memorial Gardens.

      In lieu of flowers, donations made to Gideons International would be appreciated.

      Personal messages for the family may be placed at www.farleyestesdowdle.com.

      (3) Social Security Death Index:

      Name: Leonard E. Steininger
      SSN: 311-28-4832
      Last Residence: 49015 Battle Creek, Calhoun, Michigan, United States of America
      Born: 28 Apr 1909
      Died: 27 Mar 2007
      State (Year) SSN issued: Indiana (Before 1951)
    Person ID I16700  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 9 Aug 2018 

    Father Milo Irvin STEININGER,   b. 27 Mar 1875, Fulton County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Mar 1960, Pontius Nursing Home, Rochester, Fulton County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Lillie Mae CRABILL,   b. 2 Nov 1877, Whitley County, MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1971, Sturgis Memorial Hospital, Sturgis, St. Joseph County, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 1 Jan 1899  Fulton County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F7472  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Treva J. EBER,   b. 1 Jan 1913, Fulton County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 2003, Battle Creek, Calhoun County, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 12 Jan 1931  Fulton County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Wilbur D. STEININGER  [natural]
     2. Doris E. STEININGER  [natural]
    Last Modified 9 Aug 2018 11:01:14 
    Family ID F7478  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart