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Jerome "Jerry" Steiner

94 of Estero, passed away February 1, 2012. He is survived by his loving wife Ruth, his children Steve, Linda and Ann, seven grandchildren and 4 great grand children.

Jerry was born in Berne, Indiana. He attended Berne High School where he attained All State Basketball Honors. He then attended Butler University on an athletic scholarship where he was voted an All American. He received his Undergraduate and Master's Degree in Education.

After graduation he played pro basketball in the NBA where he attained All Pro Status. He was voted into both the Indiana and Butler Basketball Hall of Fame.

After his playing days, Jerry became a referee for the Big Ten Conference. Jerry was a teacher and coach at Shortridge High School in Indianapolis for 32 years. He also served in the U.S.Army.

A memorial service will be held in his honor on Saturday February 11th at 11 a.m. in Vanderbilt Presbyterian Church 1225 Piper Boulevard Naples, FL 34110.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Jerry's memory to Hope Hospice at Joanne's House 27200 Imperial Pkwy Bonita Springs, FL 34135.

Published in the The Indianapolis Star on Feb. 8, 2012
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