Private family services will be held Saturday,
December 10, at Holland Barry & Bennett Funeral
Funeral home: Holland Barry & Bennett Funeral
Henry Alan Steiger died on December 6, 2016, at
The Christian Village.
He was born July 27, 1930, at home on the farm in
Delavan. He is the first son of Howard Henry and
Opal Ruth Barbee Steiger. He attended Delavanís
Curtis Grade School and Delavan High School. He
graduated from Purdue University with a degree in
Agricultural Engineering in 1952.
He served in the United States Army during the
Korean War where he was a high-speed radio operator
in Japan. Upon completing his tour of duty, he
returned home to the family farm.
On August 18, 1956, he married Marilyn Ann Doubet
at the Hanna City Presbyterian Church. They moved to
Lincoln, where he was a livestock and grain farmer.
Marilyn preceded him in death on February 12, 2015.
Henry is survived by three daughters: Cynthia
(Brent) Scott of Bloomington, Karen Steiger of
Lincoln, Dawn (James) Frieling of Buffalo Grove; son
Scott Steiger of Lincoln; five grandchildren:
Lindsey Scott, Regan Frieling, Connor Scott, Skyler
Frieling, Camden Frieling; two sisters: Ruth Rogers
of Elizabethtown, NC; Linda (Arlis) Springer of
Delavan; brother Ralph Steiger of Delavan; three
nieces and one nephew.
Mr. Steiger was a member of Boynton Mennonite Church and transferred his
membership to the First Presbyterian Church of Lincoln in 1958 where he had
served as a trustee and on other committees. He served 20 years on the Board of
Directors of Logan FS, Inc and Ag-Land FS, Inc and 12 years on the Logan County
Farm Bureau Board of Directors.
Henry was a loving husband, dad, and grandpa who enjoyed attending the
childrenís and grandchildrenís music and sports events and attending the Logan
County Fair as a family.
Memorial donations may be made to The Christian Village.
Private family services will be held Saturday, December 10, 2016, at Holland
Barry & Bennett Funeral Home. Burial will follow in New Union Cemetery with full
military rites performed by the American Legion Post 263.
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