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Evelyn Rose (Aksamit) Steinle 1915 - 2011
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Evelyn Rose (Aksamit) Steinle

Evelyn Rose (Aksamit) Steinle    1915 - 2011
RUSSELL — Evelyn Rose (Aksamit) Steinle, 95, of Russell, died May 13, at Russell Regional Hospital in Russell. Born Dec. 20, 1915 on the family farm south of Lucas, she was the daughter of Joseph and Anna Anselma (Novak) Aksamit. Evelyn grew up south of Lucas in Russell County and attended country school Blue Stem south of Lucas.  She graduated from Lucas High School in 1934. Evelyn and Raymond Steinle were united in marriage on Aug. 3, 1941 at the Methodist church in Lucas. This union was blessed with three children; R. Keith, Wayne and Lana. The couple lived in Modesto, Calif. from 1943 to 1952, where Raymond was stationed during the war. The family then moved back to Russell in 1952. She was employed by U.S.D. 407 for 25 years and was School Food Director when she retired in 1982.
Evelyn was a member of Otterbein United Methodist Church, U.M.W. and D.W.Y., the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary, Ladies Auxiliary of the Russell Veterans of Foreign Wars, Friendly Neighbors, and past member of the Business and Professional Women of Russell.
Survivors include two sons, R. Keith Steinle of Russell and Wayne Steinle and wife Jan of Sturgis, S.D.; a daughter, Lana Lindsay and husband Larry of Great Bend; nine grandchildren, Kevin Steinle, Shawn Steinle, Dr. Jason Steinle, Dr. Nathan Steinle, Tyler Steinle, Robin Geibler, William Lindsay, Shantel Westbrook and Larry Lindsay, Jr.; eight great-grandchildren, Halie Steinle, Karter Steinle, Grace Westbrook, Benjamin Westbrook, Victoria Westbrook, Makenna Lindsay, Kent Lindsay and Kade Lindsay; a niece Sandra (Davis) Meyers; and two nephews, Leroy Davis and Michael Davis. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Raymond; sister Blanche Davis; brother Wilbur Aksamit; and granddaughter Natalie Dawn Steinle.
Graveside Services were held at 2 p.m. on Friday, May 20, at the Lucas City Cemetery in Lucas, with Jason Steinle officiating. Memorials may be given to the Lucas Alumni Association and sent in care of the mortuary. 

Funeral arrangements provided by
Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary*
610 N. Maple
Russell, Ks. 67665
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, May 22, 2011