Jeanne Steinbach 1947-2006
Jeanne Steinbach, age 58 of rural New York Mills, MN lost her battle with cancer on Saturday morning, July 8, 2006. Jeanne was surrounded by her loving family and tenderly cared for by the good peoplefrom Red River Valley Hospice. Funeral service...
Jeanne Steinbach, age 58 of rural New York Mills, MN lost her battle with cancer on Saturday morning, July 8, 2006. Jeanne was surrounded by her loving family and tenderly cared for by the good peoplefrom Red River Valley Hospice. Funeral services were held at 10:00 AM on Tuesday July 11, 2006 at Trinity Lutheran Church in New York Mills, MN with Pastor Jon Haakana officiating. Music was provided by Cindy Becker, organist and Gary Bach, vocalist. Pallbearers were: Travis Olson, Don Lafferty, Steve Steinbach, Greg Johnson, Clyde Gimbel, and Larry Hodgson. Honorary pallbearers were Judy and Brian Olson. Interment was in Woodland Cemetery outside of New York Mills. Visitation was from 4:00 until 7:00 PM on Monday June 10, 2006 at the Karvonen and Son Funeral Chapel in New York Mills and resumed for an hour prior to services at the church.
Jeanne Carol Kauppi was born to Walter and Elsie (Bodas) Kauppi on September 27, 1947 in Wadena, Minnesota. She attended country school in Leaf Lakes township and graduated with high honors from high school in New York Mills in 1965. She was married on August 7, 1965 to William Steinbach in Holy Cross Church in Butler, MN. She had two children, Krista and Brent. She was employed by Aho's Insurance in New York Mills, New York Mills ISD 553, Land O' Lakes in Perham, MN, Perham Eye Clinic in Perham, and currently employed at Seip Drug in New York Mills and Henning, MN.
Jeanne cherished spending time with her family and friends. She enjoyed finding special treasures for those she loved. She especially loved being a grandma. "Grandma Bruiser's" greatest pleasure in life was spoiling her grandchildren. "Grandma Cheese" could always be counted on for a hug and a kiss. Jeanne loved to laugh. She would often be seen with a smile on her face, sitting next to Billy holding hands. She lived life to its fullest.
She taught us all the importance of being kind and generous to others. It is that kindness and generosity that will be greatly missed by those who knew her and loved her.
She is survived by her husband of 41 years: William; her children, Krista (Leon) Moss, of New York Mills, and Brent (Missy) Steinbach of New York Mills, her grandchildren: Logyn and Taylor Moss; and Cody and Shelby Steinbach, sisters, JoAnn Hoyt of Wadena, MN and Karen (Lanny) Marsh of Detroit Lakes, MN, and her brother, John Kauppi, of Wadena. Jeanne is also survived by numerous relatives and a host of friends.
Jeanne is preceded in death by her parents.
The family wishes to thank everyone for their many kind words and prayers during this difficult time.