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In Loving Memory Of

Harold William Steinke


Harold William Steinke, resident of Grande Prairie, AB, and longtime resident of North Kleskun, passed away on Saturday, August 5, 2017, at the QEII Hospital, at the age of 94 years.

Harold was born in Wetaskwin, AB on June 13, 1923, to Bill and Gunde Steinke. He had 2 siblings: Myrtle and Kenneth “Dick”. The family moved to the Peace Country when Harold was 6.

On June 27, 1947, Harold married the love of his life, Marian (nee McQuitty) and they were blessed with 2 children: Sandra and Wade. After spending 52 years on the farm, they retired to Grande Prairie and spent many hours socializing and playing cards.

Shortly after Marian passed, Harold moved to Wildrose Manor and resided there until his passing.

Harold will be sadly missed by his daughter Sandra (Alvin) McEwen; son Wade (Bev); grandchildren: Denay (Clint) Webb, Marla Steinke (Sheldon), Lana (Tyler) Siebert, Kelly (Shane) Cissell, and Scott McEwen; great-grandchildren:

Tristan, Paxton, Harper, Sarah, Rachel, Reagan, and Jayla. He is also survived by his sisters in-law: Dorothy Arac, Shirley Shannon, Jeannette (Bob) Bickell, and Shirley McQuitty; as well as many nieces and nephews.

Harold was predeceased by his wife Marian; parents Bill and Gunde Steinke; sister Myrtle Morrison; brother Kenneth “Dick” Steinke; father in-law Hiriam McQuitty; mother in-law Jennie McQuitty; brothers in-law: Dan Morrison, Jim Fletcher, Danny Arac, Danny Shannon, and Stan McQuitty; sister in-law Norma Steinke; and nephew Darrell Steinke.

The Family would like to thank Dr. Pope, Dr. Beuker, all Staff at Wildrose Manor and Home Care for the excellent care given to Dad.

A Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, August 10, 2017, at 11:00am, at Oliver’s Funeral Home in Grande Prairie (10005 107 Ave.). Interment to follow at Emmaus Lutheran Cemetery in North Kleskun.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Heart and Stroke of Alberta (Unit 109, 10126-120 Ave., Grande Prairie, AB, T8V 8H9), or to the charity of one’s choice.

In Loving Memory of

Harold William Steinke


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Funeral Service Details

Funeral Service
Thursday, August 10, 2017
11:00 AM
Oliver's Funeral Home
10005 - 107 Ave
Grande Prairie, AB
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