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1/24/2013 Email this articlePrint this article 
Charles Steinbeck
Charles "Charlie" L. Steinbeck
Charles "Charlie" Lee Steinbeck, 80, of Iowa City died Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013, at the Solon Care Center.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 30, at Grace Lutheran Church, DeWitt, with the Rev. Ron Rafferty officiating.

Visitation is 1-2 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 30, at the church.

Burial will be at a later date in Calamus.

Charles was born March 26, 1932, in Calamus, to Herbert and Margaret Roseland Steinbeck. He attended school in Calamus.

Charles married Janis Davisson Dec. 7, 1949, in Davenport. She died in 2001.

He farmed for many years and worked construction as a concrete finisher in Davenport. He owned and operated Steinbeck Painting in DeWitt.

In 1998, Charles moved to Iowa City to be near his daughter.

He was a member of Grace Lutheran Church in DeWitt, where he had served as a deacon and youth group leader, and the Western Illinois Cement Masons.

Survivors include his daughter, Judy Steinbeck Barkalow (Dr. Donald Brown) of Coralville; his son, David of Durant; three grandchildren; and a sister, Mae Jean Leinbaugh of DeWitt.

Charles also was preceded in death by a sister.

Memorials may be directed to the Grace Lutheran Camp, c/o Grace Lutheran Church, or to Iowa City Hospice.

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