Betty Ruth Steiner
Betty Ruth Steiner
  • November 3, 1925 - October 27, 2017
  • Bloomington, Indiana

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Betty Ruth Steiner, 91, of Evansville, Indiana, passed into Eternal Glory on Friday, October 27, 2017, in Bloomington, Indiana. She was born November 3, 1925, in Evansville, Indiana, to the late Christopher Edward and Katherine (Mechler) Goerges.

Prior to marriage, she was employed at various businesses including Boetticher and Kellogg Company. She spent her life as a happy homemaker and mother of two sons, enjoying her extended family. After her husband retired from the Evansville Fire Department, they worked together in their Vending business. Betty was a believer in her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, and was a longtime member of St. Matthew's Church on First Avenue.

Betty was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur B. Steiner; sisters, Eloise Angel, Wilma Schnapf, and Helen Ellerbusch; and brothers, Gilbert Goerges and Leo Goerges, who was killed in action in Italy in 1943 during WWII.

She is survived by her sons, David (Melanie) Steiner and Michael (Cathy) Steiner; grandchildren, Rachel (Mark) Burch, John (Jen) Steiner, and Adam (Kendal) Steiner; and great grandchildren, Ellery and Esben Steiner.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM Thursday, November 2, 2017, at Alexander North Chapel, officiated by Rev. Art Christmas, with entombment at Alexander Memorial Park. Friends may visit Wednesday from 5:00 to 8:00 PM at the funeral home.

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