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Grace T. Steinborn


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Grace T. Steinborn 1916—2018
Grace T. Steinborn, 102, of Belvidere, IL passed away on Monday, August 27, 2018 at Northwoods Care Centre in Belvidere, IL. The daughter of the late Guy and Helena (Hoffman) Wickwire she was born on September 22, 1916 in West Chicago, IL. She moved to Belvidere at an early age. She attended Belvidere schools and graduated from Belvidere High School with the class of 1937. Grace married the love of her life, George Steinborn on April 3, 1941. She was an avid bridge player, winning many local and regional tournaments. She enjoyed Big Band music and Dixieland Jazz. She especially enjoyed playing "Mystery Disk" on the Bill Korst radio show, where she was known as "The Belle of Belvidere". Grace was a member of First Presbyterian Church, and was a former member of Belmar Country Club and Belvidere Women's Club. Grace is loved and will be missed by her sons, Bill (Jan) Steinborn of Rockford, IL, Jon (Deb) of Belvidere, IL, Bob Steinborn of Chandler, AZ; 4 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren; 3 great great grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, sisters, Helen and Coralyn; brothers, George (Bud), Robert, and her twin brother Guy.
There will be a visitation on Thursday, September 6, 2018 at Belvidere Funeral Home & Cremation Service from 10:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. A funeral service will begin at 11:00 A.M. with Rev. Dr. Robert R. Kopp officiating. Interment will take place in Belvidere Cemetery. In lieu of flowers a memorial fund has been established in the family's name.
Published in Rockford Register Star from Sept. 4 to Sept. 6, 2018
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