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Russell M. Steinbeck

August 9, 1936 — April 24, 2012


August 9, 1936
Primghar, Iowa

April 24, 2012
Sheldon, Iowa

3:00 P.M. Saturday, April 28, 2012
American Reformed Church; Primghar, Iowa
Rev. Dennis Hietbrink ~ Officiating

There will be no visitation.

“Sometimes Alleluia”
“How Great Thou Art”
Sung by: Joel & Andrea Orthmann
Pianist: Joel Orthmann
“You’ll Never Walk Alone”
Piano Duet: Lanell Vossler and Lonna Boltjes

Bob Tesch Merlyn Fell Marv Larson
Marv Jacobsma Keith Steinbeck Glen Stauteral
Duane Doran Ronald Doran Bob Schoelerman
Tom Muhlbauer Art VanBruggen Keith Laue
John Cotton Mark Schultz

At a later date
Pleasant Hill Cemetery ~ Primghar, Iowa

In Lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to the
Sanford Home, Health and Hospice in Sheldon, Iowa.

After today’s service, relatives and friends are invited
to join the family in the fellowship hall of the church.

Arrangements under the care of the
Eldridge Family Funeral Home, Primghar, Iowa
Russell Maris Steinbeck, the son of Lester and Vera (Merry) Steinbeck was born August 9, 1936 in Primghar, Iowa. He attended Country School Highland #6 and later Sutherland High School graduating in 1954. He served in the Army from 1956 to 1958. On January 26, 1958, he was united in marriage to Margie Orthmann. To this union three children were born. After their marriage the couple farmed in the Hartley and Primghar area. Russell farmed for many years until his retirement in April of 2010. Russell passed away on Tuesday, April 24, 2012 at the Sanford Sheldon Medical Center in Sheldon, Iowa, reaching the age of 75 years, 8 months and 15 days.
He thoroughly enjoyed farming and being on the farm. He also enjoyed his family, riding his motorcycle, polka music and going to dances.
Russell is survived by his three children, Steve Steinbeck of Casselberry, Florida; Lanell and her husband, Rich Vossler of Vail, Colorado and Lonna and her husband, Terry Boltjes of Primghar, Iowa; grandchildren, Lauren Mirani-Steinbeck Huntington Beach, California; Max Avery of Chicago, Illinois; Allison, Nick, Kristin, Lauren Vossler of Vail, Colorado; Alisa Boltjes of Iowa City, Iowa and Zach Boltjes of Sioux City, Iowa; one sister, Elaine Orthmann of Spencer, Iowa and one brother, Allen and his wife, Ann Steinbeck of Fort Myers, Florida; also other relatives and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
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