Eileen Ann Steiner

04/25/1930 - 06/24/2024


Obituary For Eileen Ann Steiner


Eileen Ann Steiner, 94, passed away June 24, 2024 at Mercy Health - St. Rita's Medical Center. Eileen was born April 25, 1930 in Baden, Ontario, Canada to the late Edward and Elizabeth (Steiner) Gingerich. On March 3, 1951 she married Donald Steiner who preceded her in death on October 24, 2009.

Eileen was a homemaker and was a member of the Reformed Mennonite Church.

Survivors include four daughters, Christine (Jim) Basinger of Pandora, Cathy (Donald) Flory of Bluffton, Terri (George) Stechschulte of Bluffton, Rebecca (Doug) Fowler of Bluffton ; thirteen grandchildren, Mike, Kevin, Chris, Aaron, Melissa, Anthony, Cori, Raelyn, Quinn, Dennis, Daniel, Matthew, Bethany and twenty-three great-grandchildren.

Eileen was preceded in death by a grandson, Mark Flory; three brothers, Lloyd Gingerich, Arthur Gingerich, David Gingerich and two sisters, Sarah Falk and Mary Beam.

Eileen's services will begin at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, June 27, 2024 at Reformed Mennonite Church, Bluffton. Pastor Jim Basinger officiating. Burial will be in Reformed Mennonite Cemetery following the service. Visitation will be Wednesday, June 26, 2024 from 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. & 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at Chiles-Laman Funeral & Cremation Services, Bluffton.

Although Eileen enjoyed flowers, her request would be to give flowers to someone that will appreciate and enjoy them.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at


26 Jun


02:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Chiles-Laman Funeral & Cremation Services - Bluffton Chapel 239 South Main Street Bluffton, OH 45817 Get Directions »
26 Jun


06:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Chiles-Laman Funeral & Cremation Services - Bluffton Chapel 239 South Main Street Bluffton, OH 45817 Get Directions »
27 Jun

Funeral Service

11:00 AM

Reformed Mennonite Church 8905 Bixel Road Bluffton, OH 45817 Get Directions »
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  • 06/27/2024

    Sorry for your loss! Eileen was very sweet! I enjoyed talking to her about farm life and the simple things in life! Armella

  • 06/25/2024

    Your mom was such a lovely person, I enjoyed knowing her from the time I would go with my mom to buy apples through the time of knowing her in later years. Sincere condolences to you all for the loss that you're feeling. Becki Ahmed

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