Services for retired farmer Edmund Steiner, 102, who died last Thursday at Salem Home in Hillsboro, will be 10 a.m. this Thursday at St. John Nepomucene Church in Pilsen.
Rosary will be recited at 9:30 a.m. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Born March 17, 1916, on a farm north of Pilsen to Joseph and Lucy (Safarik) Steiner, he attended Pilsen grade school along with Emil Kapaun and rode a horse to high school in Lincolnville, where he excelled as a student and an athlete. He remained on the farm after high school.
On Oct. 23, 1939, he married Mildred Vinduska in Pilsen. She died in 1996. Four siblings and daughters Marlene Gutsch and Shirley Steiner also preceded him in death.
Survivors include sons Dennis of Hillsboro and Terry of Lincolnville, six grandchildren, three step-grandchildren, and several great-grandchildren.
A memorial has been established with Father Kapaun Legacy Fund.
Last modified July 12, 2018