Joyce Steinbruecker
1929 - 2021
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Joyce Steinbruecker

Sheboygan -

Joyce Steinbruecker, age 91, of Sheboygan, nee Zerger entered eternal life on Monday, April 12, 2021. She was born to the late John and Ida Zerger on June 25, 1929. She became a child of God through her baptism on July 24, 1929 at Bethany Lutheran Church, Kohler and later confirmed those vows on April 18, 1943 also at Bethany. She attended schools in Kohler, graduating from Kohler High School in 1947.

On April 22, 1950, she married Glenn Steinbruecker, son of Joseph and Emma Steinbruecker, at Bethany Lutheran Church, Kohler. Following a honeymoon to the Cumberland Mountains they began their married life together in Sheboygan. They were blessed with two children, Mark and Lisa. Glenn preceded Joyce in death on May 23, 2013.

Professionally, Joyce worked in the marketing department at the Kohler Company retiring in 1992. She loved her family, her home and was a faithful member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Sheboygan.

Joyce is survived by her son Mark of Sugar Land, Texas; daughter, Lisa and son-in-law, Michael Shallue of Kohler; granddaughter Katherine Bustos and her husband Aaron of Austin, Texas; nephew, John Reimer of Lilburn, Georgia; nephew, Geoffrey Dipple and family of Camrose, Alberta Canada; nephew, Gregory Dipple and family of Vancouver, British Columbia; and niece, Katrina Dipple of Seattle, Washington. She was preceded in death by her husband, parents and parents-in-law, sister, Mildred Reimer and brother-in-law, Chester Reimer and sister-in-law Mae Varano.

A private burial for Joyce will take place at the Lutheran Cemetery in Sheboygan, with Pastor Christian Gugel officiating. A memorial service celebrating her life will be held at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Sheboygan at a later date.

The Reinbold-Novak Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at

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Published in Sheboygan Press from Apr. 13 to Apr. 15, 2021.
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May 9, 2021
So very sorry to hear of your deep loss. Gods blessing on you and your family!
Marge canisius
April 14, 2021
Sincerest condolences to Lisa and Mark on the loss of your mother. I remember your family so well from Good Shepherd. If I could use one word to describe your mother it would be elegant. And of course, friendly. May her spirit live strong in your hearts.
Ann Hoppert Keller
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