Ruth Helene (Giese) Steiner, age 89, of Erie, died Sunday May 13, 2012 at Sarah A. Reed Retirement Center. She was born in Erie on June 18, 1922, the daughter of the late William O. and Rose (Fleischer) Giese. She was a member of St. Paul's United Church of Christ. She was also a member of the Betsy Ross Chapter #385 O.E.S., Daughter of the Nile, Frauen Veaien Circle at St. Paul's United Church of Christ and Mannerchor Auxiliary for 34 years. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Kenneth O. Steiner, a brother, Dr. William Giese, and her son-in-law, David Durst. She is survived by a son, Richard K. Steiner of Erie; a daughter, Nancy Durst of Millcreek, six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Friends may call at the Burton Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., 602 West 10th Street, Erie, Pa. 16502 on Friday from 2:00 pm till 4:00 pm and from 7:00 pm until the time of the service there at 8:30 pm with The Reverend Carl Hull officiating. Private burial will be in Laurel Hill Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Shriners Hospitals for Children, 1645 West 8th Street, Erie, Pa., 16505. Send condolences at www.Burtonfuneralhome.com. Our family would like to thank the staff at Sarah A. Reed Retirement Center for all the kindnesses extended to our mother over the years.
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Burton Funeral Homes - Downtown Erie
602 West 10th Street Erie, PA 16502
Published in the Erie Times-News on May 17, 2012