Halstead—Mary L. Steinert, 81, died Monday, Dec. 31, 2018, at Halstead Health and Rehabilitation.
She was born Jan. 16, 1937, at Bristow, Okla., to Andrew Jackson and Millie Naoma (Deel) Gower.
She was a Halstead resident since 1978 and worked in the Hertzler Clinic business office.
On March 23, 1953, she married Donald W. Steinert. He preceded her in death March 3, 2018.
Survivors include sons: Donald (Kathleen) Steinert, Halstead; Darren (Jennifer) Steinert, Newton; daughters: Rhonda (Don) Christy, Halstead; Debbie (Wayne) Steinert Warden, Wichita; Sue (Leroy) Whitmer, Halstead; sisters: Barbara (Mike) McDowell Sioux Falls, SD; Thelma Cates Holyrood, KS; Francis Woolverton, El Dorado, KS; daughter-in-law: Renee Steinert, Moundridge; special friend: Stephanie Steiner, Halstead; 15 grandchildren, and 27 great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a son; Ronald, brothers; Ray and Glenn Gower, and sisters, Norma Jean Woodsend, Ruth Costanza and Wanda Harford.
Friends may call from 2:00 to 8:00 p.m. Thursday, January 3, 2019 at Kaufman Funeral Home, Halstead. The family will greet friends from 6:30-8:00 p.m.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 4, also at Kaufman Funeral Home.
Burial will follow at Halstead Cemetery.
Memorials may be given to the Alzheimers Association in care of Kaufman Funeral Home.