July 12, 2024

Pauline Steinke
Age: 100
Died: Sunday, May 29, 2016 at High Plains Retirement Village Assisted 
Living in Lakin
Born: May 14, 1916 at Montezuma
Parents: Floyd Earl & Violet Grace (Mendenhall) Barger
Marriage: to Urban G. Steinke on August 2, 1941 at Fowler
He died on July 17, 2013

Memberships: St Anthony Catholic Church of Lakin
Altar Society Golden Agers PEO
Southwest Kansas Area Council on Aging
Budget Shop Steering Committee
Past Kearny County Cancer Memorial Chairperson

Pauline graduated from Fowler High School and Salt City Business College in Hutchinson. She lived in Wichita from 1941 to 1985 where she worked for the United States Department of Agriculture for 22 years. In 1985 she moved to Lakin where she was the District Clerk for the Kearny County ASC office. She enjoyed her bridge and Pinochle clubs, square dancing and had spent 15 years wintering in Arizona after retiring. She was preceded in death by her Parents, Husband, 1 Sister- Fern Bequet & 1 Great-Granddaughter- Peyton Wheat.

Survivors: 2 Daughters Marilyn & Jon Wheat Lakin
Susan & Mike Farmer Plymouth, Minnesota
Sister Floydene & Ivan Leis Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
10 Grandchildren
6 Great-Grandchildren

A Memorial Mass will be announced at a later date by Garnand Funeral Home of Lakin

Memorials: St Anthony Catholic Church or 
Kearny County Hospital Medical Scholarships 
In care of Garnand Funeral Home
Condolences may be posted at www.garnandfuneralhomes.com