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1915 - 2013 Obituary Condolences
Carl L. Steiner, born March 5th, 1915, died March 29th, 2013 at age 98. Carl was a nationally known transportation lawyer. Beloved husband of the late Ruth Steiner nee Freedman and the late Elaine Steiner, nee Goldberg. Proud father of Steve (Dorothy) Steinberg, Rick Steinberg, Joel (Beverley Klein) Steiner, Peter (Cindy Weinstein) Steinberg, Barbara (Robert Schmidt) Steiner. Loving grandfather of Bart (Daniel Rutkowski) Steinberg, Jeannie (Patrick) Marshall, Rachel Steiner, Stephen Steiner, Daniel (Jessi McCormick) Schmidt, Michael (Hannah) Schmidt, Alissa Steinberg and Deborah Steinberg. A man who embraced life with enthusiasm, dignity, integrity, and gentle kindness who surrounded himself with many life long friends. He seamlessly mixed business, social and family life and his special devotion to family was felt in everything he did. Raised by Fanny, his single mother, Carl graduated in 1931 at age 16 from Austin High School. In 1935, from Northwestern University and in 1938 from John Marshall Law School. Carl was personally responsible for two landmark cases in the US Supreme Court that remain the subject of study in law schools today. Carl L. Steiner father and friend will be missed by all. Chapel service Tuesday, 10 a.m. at Piser Chapels, 9200 N. Skokie Blvd., (at Church St.), Skokie. Interment Memorial Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Council of Jewish Elderly, 3003 W. Touhy, Chicago, IL 60645 or the , 820 Davis St., #400, Evanston, IL 60201 or a would be appreciated. Info Piser Funeral Services, 847-679-4740.
Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication on Apr. 1, 2013
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