Walter L. Steele

June 02, 1936 - May 15, 2005 

Walter L. Steele

June 02, 1936 - May 15, 2005 

Obituary for Walter L. Steele

Age 68, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, May 15, 2005 at Spectrum Hospital, Blodgett Campus. Walter was born on June 2, 1936 in Muir, MI the son of William and Grace (Hendrickson) Steele. He worked 26 years as a corrections officer at Ionia Reformatory Prison, retiring in 1991. Walter was currently employed as a Home Delivered Meals driver for the Ionia County Commission on Aging, where he enjoyed visiting and helping all of the seniors on his route. Preceding him in death were his parents; brother, Harry; nephew, Harry William "Bill" Steele; aunts, Florence and Hildegarde; uncle, Harry Hendrickson. Surviving are his wife of 43 years, Judy; sons, Michael and Patrick and daughter, Debra, all of Ionia; sisters-in-law, Janice (David) Miller of Clarksville, Marion (Floyd) Hewitt of Saranac and Sally (Bliss) Allison of Edmore; brother-in-law, William (Kelly) Yoder of Clarksville; many nieces, nephews and cousins. Per Walter's request, there will be no funeral services. A social gathering will be held in Walter's honor for family and friends on Saturday, June 18, 2005, from 1-4 p.m., at the Ionia County Commission on Aging. Arrangements are entrusted to the Schrauben-Lehman Funeral Home, Ionia. For those desiring, memorial contributions may be made to the Ionia County Commission on Aging, in memory of Walter.

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