Daniel J. “Stink” Steinke, 57, of Fryburg, died at 12:29 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, at Kindred Hospital in Lima.
He was born July 7, 1955, in Lima, the son of Pauline “Polly” (Schaub) and Albin P. Steinke. His mother is deceased and his father survives in Fryburg.
Also surviving are two brothers, Steven (Deanna) Steinke, of Wapakoneta, and Scott Steinke, of Wapakoneta; three sisters, Susan (Randy) Baber, of Wapakoneta, Lisa (Jim) Kreitzer, of Wapakoneta, and Jill (Chris) Keith, of Wapakoneta; 15 nieces and nephews; and 14 great-nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a brother, David Steinke; a nephew; a niece; and a great-nephew.
Dan had worked at Brookside Trucking. He was a member of St. John Catholic Church in Fryburg. He was also a member of the K of C, Council 1272, and a life member of the Fraternal Order of the Eagles, Aerie 691, both of Wapakoneta. A 1974 graduate of Wapakoneta Senior High School, he enjoyed partying with his family and friends, attending tractor pulls at Bowling Green, and attending and watching NASCAR races.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the St. John Catholic Church in Fryburg, with the Rev. Oscar Seger officiating. Burial of the cremated remains will follow in the St. John Cemetery in Fryburg.
Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home, St. Rt. 501, Wapakoneta.
Contributions may be directed to the St. Johns Fire & Rescue, St. John Cemetery Memorial Fund, or the charity of the donor’s choice.
Condolences may be expressed at bayliffandeleyfh.com.
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