Betty Steiber

Betty Steiber, 93, of Lansing died Monday, November 25, 2019 at Thornton Manor, Lansing. Funeral Service was held Monday, December 2 at United Methodist Church, Lansing. Burial followed at Oak Hill Cemetery, Lansing.

Betty was born September 10, 1926 to Dewey and Lula (Brockmeyer) Gramlich. She graduated from Lansing High School in 1943. Following school, she worked at the Lansing Button Factory for three years.

Betty was united in marriage with Bernard Steiber June 8, 1946 at the E.U.B. Church in Lansing. After a honeymoon to Chicago, IL,  they farmed together for 55 years. She was a stay-at-home mom but was always busy with caring for the children, helping with things on the farm and raising a big garden, including strawberry and raspberry patches, which she loved to share with family, neighbors and friends.

Betty was involved in many groups and activities over the years for her church, Farm Bureau, volunteer at Thornton Manor, balance class and bowling. She loved to bake and serve others. Her favorite TV shows were Iowa Hawkeye basketball, Wheel of Fortune and the Lawrence Welk Show.

Survivors include four children, Monte (Ann) Steiber of Prairie du Chien, WI, Neal (Debbie) Steiber of Lansing, Nancy (Bruce) Novak of Mesquite, TX and Robin (Robert) Hyde of Plymouth, MN; seven grandchildren, Marc (Tabitha) Steiber, Adam (Beth) Steiber, Kris Steiber, Chad (Rachael) Steiber, Ross (Kim) Steiber, Ryan (Amber) Novak and Rachel (Troy) McMillen; ten great-grandchildren; a sister, Shirley (Harold) Marti; and many nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents, Dewey and Lula Gramlich; her husband, Bernard; and her brother, Mit (Belva) Gramlich.

Memorials can be given to Lansing United Methodist Church or Thornton Manor Nursing Home. Thornburg-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Lansing assisted the family.
 

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