William Eric Steinke

William Eric Steinke
William Eric ‘Bill’ Steinke of Otsego, Michigan, went home to be with the Lord on July 19, 2009. Bill was born December 16, 1967, in Plainwell, Michigan, to Gerald and Joyce (Niles) Steinke. He was employed with Safari Circuits. Bill loved spending time with his son, Rickey, and close friends, Brad and Seth. He also loved camping, cooking, fishing, gardening and having coffee with his father, sister and brother. Most of all, he loved helping others. Surviving him are his son, Richard Allen Steinke; his father, Gerald Steinke; a brother, Richard (Kandy) Steinke, all of Otsego; a sister, Wendy Baden of Delton; several aunts, uncles and cousins. Preceding him in death were his mother, Joyce Steinke; brother-in-law, Tim Baden; grandparents, Fred and Eileen Niles, Herman and Alvina Steinke; and his good friend, Richard Town, along with several aunts and uncles. Friends may meet the family from 4 to 7 P.M. Wednesday at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego. Graveside services at Mountain Home Cemetery, Otsego, will be held at 10:30 A.M. Thursday, with Pastor Herb Curry officiating. Contributions in memory of Bill may be made to the Chicora Country Chapel.
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