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Pauline Steiner

May 16, 1933 — May 8, 2024

Pauline Mae Steiner, a beloved resident of Rockford, OH, passed away peacefully on May 8, 2024, at the age of 90. Pauline was born on May 16, 1933, in Mercer County, OH, and was the daughter of the late Harold J. and Laurena (Bollenbacher) Wendel. On February 22, 1953 Pauline married Paul Fred Steiner, who preceded her in death on October 6, 1988.

She spent her life caring for her family as a dedicated homemaker. She enjoyed gardening, working in her yard, and helping her husband farm. Pauline also enjoyed collecting bears. Pauline was a member of Mercer Methodist Church.

Pauline was the loving mother of Shirley (Robert) Green, Barb Steiner, Linda Reed all of Rockford, Wanda (Dan) Ross of Willshire, and Deb (Patrick) Kohne of Berne, IN; cherished sister of Madonna Johnson of Fort Wayne, IN; and treasured grandmother to seven grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, John Wendel, step-brother, John Murphy, infant brother, Paul Wendel, and infant sister, Dolly Wendel.

Her life will be celebrated at a Funeral Service to be held on Monday May 13, 2024, at 2:00 pm at Ketcham-Ripley Funeral Home, 111 W. First St., Rockford, OH 45882, with Pastor Bill Halter officiating. Visitation will be held from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm Monday at the funeral home. Friends and family are invited to join in remembering Pauline's life and sharing their memories. Burial will follow at Riverside Cemetery in Rockford.

Memorial contributions may be made to EverHeart Hospice, 1350 N. Broadway St., Greenville, OH 45331.

Online condolences may be shared at www.ketchamripley.com.

Services have been entrusted to Ketcham Ripley Funeral Home, 111 W. First St., Rockford, OH 45882.

Pauline's kindness, warmth, and gentle spirit will be greatly missed by all who had the privilege of knowing her. May she rest in peace.



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Visitation

Monday, May 13, 2024

10:00am - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Ketcham-Ripley Funeral Home

111 W 1st St, Rockford, OH 45882

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Funeral Service

Monday, May 13, 2024

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Ketcham-Ripley Funeral Home

111 W 1st St, Rockford, OH 45882

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