Margaret L. Steele

First Posted: 1/21/2013


Margaret L. Steele

Margaret L. Steele, 52, died at 9:56 p.m. Jan. 13, 2013, at Lima Memorial Health System.

She was born June 3, 1960, in Lima to Robert L. Burke and Helen L. Byrd Knapp, who both survive in Lima. She had been married to Walter L. Steele.

Ms. Steele attended Lima Senior High School. She had worked at the Lima Civic Center. She loved music and playing bingo, but above all else, she loved spending time with her grandchildren.

Survivors also include a son, Antony Steele, of Lima; a daughter, Trisha L. Steele, of Lima; five grandchildren; and two brothers, Richard Byrd, of Kalida, and Robert Burke, of Lima.

She was preceded in death by a brother, James Burke; and a grandson, Anthony Leon Steele Jr.

Services will begin at 11 a.m. Thursday at Chiles-Laman Funeral & Cremation Services Eastside Chapel. The Rev. Eric Allen will officiate.

Friends may call one hour prior to services Thursday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family.

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