Bom-Wrapper

Margaret Steinke

Margaret Rose Steinke (Fritts)

Tuesday, December 22nd, 1942 - Wednesday, September 2nd, 2020
Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Margaret Steinke, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook

OR

Sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been submitted for approval. There may be a delay before posting.

Provide comfort for the family by sending flowers or planting a tree in memory of Margaret Steinke

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question or comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

Margaret's Tribute Fund

  •  Full Name
  •  Initials
  •  Anonymous
By continuing, you agree with the terms and privacy policy.

Margaret's Tribute Fund

There may be a delay while processing. Please do not click the back button or refresh while a payment is processing.
Send Flowers
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist

Obituary

Margaret Rose “Maggie” Steinke, age 77, of Rensselaer passed away Wednesday, September 2nd at George Ade Care Facility in Brook, IN. Margaret was born December 22, 1942 in Rensselaer, daughter of Carl and Lillie (Miller) Fritts. She grew up in DeMotte and graduated from DeMotte High School (class of ’60). On June 17, 1961 she married Donald “Butch” Steinke in DeMotte and recently celebrated 59 years of marriage.

Margaret was a homemaker, raising 6 sons. She was creative, patient, and opinionated. Over her life she spent her time painting for leisure and with her grandchildren, watching her children and grandchildren compete at the Jasper County Fair, serving as a 4-H leader, bowling on the Rensselaer Bowling league, participating in the Senior Citizen Kloggers Group, and much more. Margaret loved visiting with family and friends; in her later years, she particularly enjoyed quality phone calls.

Margaret is survived by her husband Donald and 6 sons: Pat (wife Dawn), Steinke, Nick (wife Patti) Steinke, Jeff (late wife Lena) Steinke, Tony (wife Melinda) Steinke, Tim (wife Sue) Steinke, and Ivan (wife Tara) Steinke. Also surviving are 14 grandchildren: Courtney, Savannah, Lane, Lily, Garrett, Carly, Trent, Jacob, Sara, Tyler, Madalyn (husband Joseph Smoker), Joseph, Colton, and Carson. Margaret is preceded in death by her siblings Gene Fritts, Thomas Fritts, and Michael Fritts. She is survived by 2 brothers and 1 sister: John (Jack) (wife Kathy) Fritts, James (wife Lana) Fritts and Mary (husband Tom) Greenberg.

A public funeral Mass for Margaret will be held on Tuesday, September 8th at 10:30am CST at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Rensselaer with Father Joshua Bennett officiating.

Friends may celebrate Margaret’s life and visit with family on Tuesday, September 8th, 3:00-7:00pm CST at the Steinke Funeral Home of Rensselaer. Private burial will take place at the Cemetery of the Resurrection in DeMotte at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Jasper County 4-H Council.

Read Less

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Margaret Rose Steinke (Fritts), please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.

Sign Up for Notifications

Receive notifications about information and event scheduling for Margaret

Service Details

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, September 8th, 2020 | 3:00pm - 7:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, September 8th, 2020 3:00pm - 7:00pm
    Notes
    Central Time
  • Service

    Tuesday, September 8th, 2020 | 10:30am
    When
    Tuesday, September 8th, 2020 10:30am
    Location
    St. Augustine Catholic Church
    Address
    318 N. McKinley Avenue
    RENSSELAER, IN 47978
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Father Joshua Bennett

Condolences

We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of Margaret here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

No video recorded.

Private Condolence
Flowers
Larry, Suzanne, Kim & MIke Steinke and Dave and Julie,Troy and Deb and families sent flowers to the family of Margaret Rose Steinke (Fritts).
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist
LS

Larry, Suzanne, Kim & MIke Steinke

Posted at 06:54pm
Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Flower Image

Larry, Suzanne, Kim & MIke Steinke purchased the Your Light Shines and planted a memorial tree for the family of Margaret Steinke. Send Flowers

KF

Kenneth Fraley

Posted at 12:05pm
Prayers of comfort for the family
TB

Tammy Bottoms

Posted at 05:16pm
I'm so sorry to hear this news...I loved Mrs. Maggie. Very sweet & kind lady. Rest now Maggie until we meet again my dear 🙏❤
LP

Libby Prohosky

Posted at 06:26pm
My condolences to the Steinke family. Prayers for God's comfort during this difficult time. Rest in peace, Margaret!
HS

Heartfelt Sympathies Store

Posted at 09:26am
We are thinking of you during this difficult time. The OBP Gals: Katie, Delaney, Courtney, Mariah and Jade
Flower Image

Flowers were purchased for the family of Margaret Steinke. Send Flowers

Loading...

Photos & Videos

Photo Album

Upload up to 10 images at a time, max 8MB each
Share by: