Donald Dee "Don" Steber, Sr., 70, of Claremont, Illinois passed away at his residence.


Donald Dee "Don" Steber, Sr., 70, of Claremont, Illinois passed away at his residence.
Mass of Christian burial was held today, Thursday, August 21, 2008 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Olney with Reverend Father Jerry Wirth celebrating Mass. Burial was in the St. Joseph Cemetery, Olney. Summers-Kistler Funeral Home in Olney was in charge of arrangements. A Family Rosary was held on Wednesday at the funeral home.
Don was born November 24, 1937 in Olney, Illinois the son of James Edward and Mary E. (Everett) Steber. He married Marjorie Mitchell January 17, 1959. He was a farmer and had worked at Eagleson's in Olney for 43 years. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Olney, the Claremont Community Center and was a 4th Degree Knights of Columbus.
Don is survived by his wife, Marjorie Steber of Claremont; daughter, Elizabeth (Don) Paschal of Sumner, son, Donnie (Cathy) Steber, Jr. of 0lney, daughter, Julia (Randy) Thomas of Claremont, son, John Steber and friend, Kema Davis of Olney, son, Tom (Jill) Steber of Claremont, daughter, Ellen (Alan) Bollman of Dundas, son, Tony (Stacey) Steber of Noble, son, Phillip (Suzi) Steber of Newton, daughter, Stephenie (Darrin) Kuhl of Newton, son, Brett (Jodi) Steber of Claremont, daughter, Stacy Steber and friend Mark Herman of Olney, twin brother, Ron (Eleanor) Steber of Claremont, sisters, Carolyn (Bill) Inyart of Sumner, Judy (Bill) Spitz of Olney, Janice Steber of Charleston, Sharon (Keith) Eckel of Olney, Sandy (Gene) Fehrenbacher of Olney, Mary Beth (Charlie) Coan of Olney and Debbie (Richard) Crouch of Olney; sister-in-law, Anita Steber of Olney; forty grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Don was preceded in death by his parents, brother James Allen Steber, daughter Rebecca Ann and great-grandson Samuel Swartzbaugh.
In loving memory of Don, memorials may be made to the St. Joseph Foundation Trust, FFA Alumni Association or Hospice of Southeastern Illinois.
Online condolences may be left at www.summers-kistler.com.