Obit: Steinwagner, James E. (1925 - 2006)

Contact: Audrey Roedl


----Sources: Loyal TRG 10 May 2006

Steinwagner, James E. (4 FEB 1925 - 1 MAY 2006)

James Steinwagner, 81, Marshfield, died on Monday evening, May 1, 2006, at the Clark County Health Care Center, Owen, where he had resided since Aug.3, 2005. A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Friday, May 5, at Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church. The Rev. Don Meuret officiated. Suzanne Golden was the organist for Michael Gonering, soloist, and a granddaughter-in-law, Pamela Schneider, provided a special hymn. Burial was in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Serving as honorary pallbearers were grandsons. Keith and Nicholas Schneider and Jacob and Jordon Engevold, and avtive pallbearers were Grandsons, Eric Hoffmann, Jamie Belke, Daniel Schneider, Dustin Engrvold and Zachariah Schmitz, and a nephew, Russell Steinwagner.

James E. Steinwagner was born on Feb. 4, 1925, in Marshfield, to Joseph and Adelaide (nee Miller) Steinwagner. He attended Shady Lane School in the town of Lincoln and Sacred Heart Parochial School in Marshfield. He married Juanita Burton on April 13, 1943, in Kentland, Ind. In 1945, the Steinwagner’s returned to Marshfield where he was employed at Harry Ebbe’s Farm Service selling and repairing Case tractors and farm machinery. He also worked at Consolidated Badger Inc. which later became Morning Glory Farms where he retired from in 1986. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, the Green Bay Packers, and working in his yard. He also enjoyed spending time with friend and family. During his retirement years, he served on the Lincoln Town Board for eight years and was also an active member in the Fraternal Order of Eagles Badger Aerie #624 of Marshfield, our Lady of Peace Catholic Church.

He is lovingly survived by his wife Jaunita; a son-in-law, James Hoffmann, Marshfield; four daughters, Marcia (James) Belke, Stevens Point, Phyllis (Brian) Schneider, Chippewa Falls, Linda (Patrick) Engevold, Spencer, and Christine (Terry) Schmitz, Vesper; 16 grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; a sister, Loretta Tuchscher, Marshfield; a brother, Herbert (Betty) Steinwagner, Unity; and many nieces and nephews.

He had been greeted in heaven by his parents, a daughter, Marilyn Sue Hoffmann; a granddaughter, Pamela Belke in infancy; three sisters, Helen Pember, Julia Pember, and Dorothy Durst; and two brothers, Aaron and Arthur Steinwagner.

Condolences may be sent online to Rembs/Kundinger Funeral Home, Marshfield, assisted the family with arrangements.



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