PEORIA - William G. "Bill" Steiner, 86, of Peoria passed away at 9:50 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, at Bel-Wood Nursing Home in Peoria.
He was born Aug. 15, 1926, in Peoria to Glenn and Verna (Johnson) Steiner. He married Ann J. Ronchetti in Cherry, Ill., on March 15, 1952. She survives.
Also surviving are three children, Brian Steiner of Peoria, William (Dana) Steiner Jr. of Gilroy, Calif., and Renee (Wes) Meyers of Redmond, Wash.; two grandsons, Danny and Scott Meyers; sister, Joann Lewis of Batavia; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Roberta.
William was a U.S. Air Force veteran.
He graduated from Aurora College and later received his Master's degree and Ph.D. from the University of Illinois.
He was a professor at Bradley University for 25 years, retiring in 1992 Professor Emeritus.
Visitation will be from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012, at Davison-Fulton Woodland Chapel in Peoria. Cremation will be accorded following visitation.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's, Parkinson's or
Online condolences may be made at www.Davison-Fulton.com.
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