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Maxine Eunice Steingrubey

January 17, 1924 — November 10, 2023

Maxine Eunice Steingrubey, nee Murray, 99, of Maeystown, IL, died November 10, 2023, in Columbia, MO. She was born January 17, 1924, in Harnett Co., NC.

    Maxine is survived by her husband of 77 years Harry Steingrubey and their children, David Steingrubey of Florida, Jessica (Steingrubey) Woods of California, Harold Steingrubey of Thailand, Kathryn (Steingrubey) Vance and son-in-law James Vance of Missouri.  Also grandchildren Jennifer (Yancey) Adams, Sarah and Tim Griffin of Illinois, Tabatha (Steingrubey) and AJ Austin of Arkansas, Cynthia (Palmer) Calvin of Missouri, Gretchen Steingrubey of Missouri, Joshua and Mary Palmer of Missouri, Jason and Madison Steingrubey of Alabama, Amanda (Palmer) and Brad Carney of Missouri, Ryan and Breanna Steingrubey of Alabama, Ruby Woods of California and Abigail Steingrubey of Missouri.  Great grandchildren include, Savanna and Ashley Adams of South Carolina, Atticus Steingrubey of Arkansas, Caroline Schott of California, Alijah and Alexia Grifith of Missouri, Ty and Lila Rose of Illinois, Ada and Miles Calvin of Missouri, and AnnaKate Carney of Missouri.  One great great grandchild Jaiden Davis of Arkansas.  Sister-in-laws Bonnie (Steingrubey) Berry of Illinois, Patricia (Steingrubey) Krewer of Iowa, Dorothy (Steingrubey) Matzenbacher of Illinois, Peggy (Steingrubey) Ruhmann of Illinois, Brother-in-law Frances Steingrubey of Missouri.  Also numerous cousins and nieces and nephews.

    Maxine is preceded in death by her parents Doy and Jessie Murray, siblings, Mozelle, Louise, Ottis, Edwin, Bernell, Marvin and Laurice.  Also two children Cynthia and Harry.

    Maxine graduated high school in 1942 at the age of 18 and 4 years later, in 1946, she married her husband, Harry, in Charleston, SC. In 1943 she worked as a supervisor for Carolina Telephone Company Ft. Bragg, NC and then from 1943 to 1946 she was a telephone operator supervisor in the Army Signal Corps.

As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to: 
St. John UCC - Maeystown

    1 PM until time of service Monday, November 20, 2023 at Quernheim Funeral Home

    2 PM Monday, November 20, 2023 at Quernheim Funeral Home in 
        Pastor Patrick Poole officiating
    Interment at St. John Cemetery in Maeystown, IL

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