THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Francis E. Steininger
Francis E. Steininger, 84, of Middle Inlet passed away peacefully on Monday, May 27 at St. Mary 's Hospital, Green Bay.
Born in Middle Inlet on Oct. 11, 1928, he was the son of Carl and Mabel (Shanebrook) Steininger and married his wife, Barbara on Nov. 21, 1956.
He was active in 4-H and the FFA and was a member of the Wausaukee High School Band. He and his wife took over his family farm and farmed until 1978 and drove school bus for Crivitz for many years, along with owning and operating the Crivitz Dime Store. He also worked in the Crivitz Gravel Pit operating all kinds of heavy machinery. He semi-retired in 2000 but still managed to keep himself busy. He will be missed by all who knew him.
Among survivors are his wife of 56 years, Barbara; five children, Larry (Sandy) Steininger, Grace (Bernie) Poirier, Rose (Paul) Renier, Paul (Rosie) Steininger and Patricia (John) Berna; 10 grandchildren; a sister, Fay Ellen Carlsen and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and an infant sister, Delta.
Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, May 31 at Messar-Roubal Funeral Home, Wausaukee with Rev. Rick Marcy officiating. Family and friends may call from 10 a.m. until the time of the service on Friday at the funeral home. Interment will be in Pine Hill Cemetery, Middle Inlet.