Rachel Steingroot


Rachel Ellen

Rachel Ellen Steingroot, 92 years, of Temperance, MI passed away Friday, November 23, 2012, in The Goerlich Center, Sylvania, OH. The daughter of William W. and Mattie (Phillips) Ball she was born November 1, 1920, in Lime City, OH. March 4, 1942, she married Sam Steingroot in Napoleon, OH and he preceded her in death.

She is survived by her loving daughter, Carol A. Schmieder; brother, Keith Ball; grandchildren, Scott M. Schmieder and Rachelle L. Paquette. She was also preceded in death by brothers, Harold, Byron, and an infant, Thomas Ball; sisters, Alice Modrsher, Luella Rader.

Visitation will be Wednesday, November 28, 2012, from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. in Urbanski's Bedford Funeral Chapel 8300 Lewis Ave. Temperance, MI where the Funeral Service will be Thursday, November 29, 2012, at 11:00 a.m., officiated by Rev. Dr. Frank Paine of St. Luke's Lutheran Church. Burial will follow in Ottawa Hills Memorial Park. Memorial donations may be made to the , Goerlich Center, or contributions of choice. Online condolences may be shared at


Funeral Home

Bedford Funeral Chapel
8300 Lewis Avenue Temperance, MI 48182
(734) 847-3841

Published in Toledo Blade on Nov. 27, 2012