CHARLES L. STEINBACHER, 99, of Garrett, formerly of Noble County, died on Sunday, March 28, 2010, at Miller's Merry Manor Nursing Home. He was born Oct. 31, 1910, in Fort Wayne, son of Joseph and Edith (Myers) Steinbacher. He married Dolores "Dolly" Lakey on June 12, 1935; she preceded him in death on May 7, 2009. He is survived by a son, Robert C. Steinbacher of Sebastian, Fla.; three daughters, Dolores and Gerald Hedges of Fort Wayne, Sharon and James Miller of Fort Wayne and Barbara and James Fahling of Georgia; brother, Thomas Steinbacher of Fort Wayne; 16 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren. In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers; and six sisters. Funeral service is 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 31, 2010, at Thomas Funeral Home, 1277 CR 56, Garrett, with visitation one hour prior to service. Visitation also from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial to follow service in Thorn Cemetery, Wolfe Lake. To send a condolence to the family or sign the online guestbook, visit www.thomasfuneralhome.org
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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Mar. 29, 2010