ODIN — Hubert J. Steiner, 92, died Feb. 13, at Clara Barton Hospital in Hoisington. Born Jan. 31, 1922, in Hoisington, he was the son of Joseph and Burga (Kinzel) Steiner. A lifelong Barton County resident, he graduated from Hoisington High School. On Sept. 14, 1948, he married Loretta Schneider in Olmitz. Hubert was a farmer, stockman and also ran a bulldozer for the Cheyenne Township for many years. He enjoyed goose hunting and spending time with his family.
Mr. Steiner was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church and Knights of Columbus, both in Odin.
Survivors include his wife, Loretta Steiner of the home; one son, Joseph Daniel Steiner of Katy, Texas; two daughters, Helen Jeanne Oglesby and husband Dan of Lincoln, Ala. and Lisa Rookstool and husband Robert of Clay Center; three sisters, Jeanette Shields and husband Emerson of St. John, Joan Steiner-Adler of California, and Judy Wondra and husband Jerome of Odin; six grandchildren, Hope Rickman, Jason Steiner, Michael Steiner, Ethan Steiner, Annie Steiner, and Bobbi Rookstool; and three great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; and one brother, Jim Steiner.
Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, at the Holy Family Catholic Church in Odin with Father Louis Trung Hohng as celebrant. Burial will follow at Holy Family Catholic Cemetery. Friends may call from 1 to 8 p.m. today, with a vigil service followed by a Knights of Columbus Rosary beginning at 7 p.m., at Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home in Hoisington. Memorials are suggested to Claflin Ambulance Fund or Holy Family Catholic Church in care of the funeral home. Condolences may be sent and notice viewed at www.nicholsonrickefh.net.