Neal Edward SteinbergMarch 16, 1941 ~ October 20, 2017 (age 76)
Neal Edward Steinberg, age 76 of Kimberly, passed away on October 20, 2017 he was born to the late Alfred and Ione (Reinert) Steinberg in New London on March 16, 1941, was raised on a farm south of New London, WI, he became a child of God thru Baptism on April 6, 1941 and was confirmed on April 3, 1955 at St John Ev. Lutheran Church, town of Caledonia.
He went to grade school at Sandy Knoll (one room school house), graduated from Washington High School, New London. He attended Northwest Institute of Medical Laboratory Technique in Minneapolis, MN. After graduation he accepted a position with Lutheran Hospitals and Homes Society in Lisbon, ND, where he met the love of his life Marilyn (Pat) Schiffner, they married on March 25, 1961 in Englevale, ND. They had two transfers moving them to Gillet, WY and Hayward, WI, before accepting a position with the Kaukauna Community Hospital in 1964.
He worked at Kaukauna Hospital for 27 years and served as the Mayor of the City of Kaukauna for 3 years and finished his career with 11 years at Theda Care Physicians, Shawano.
He was active with Kaukauna Kiwanis Club for many years, served on the Board of Directors for the Community Blood Center and was active in Bethany Lutheran Church, serving on several committees and with the Youth Group. He also served on the Police and Fire Commission prior to being elected Alderman for the Fourth Ward in 1982, which he was through the spring of 1986.
Neal was a Mr. Fix it, anytime his daughters needed something fixed or made he was the go to guy and could do it all, he loved gardening and woodworking. He spent most of his life serving others and God. He loved being a Dad, Grandfather and a Great Grandfather, Family and God were his passion, he was a selfless man, who taught all of us so much.
Neal is survived and will be sadly missed by his wife Marilyn (Pat), his children, Deana (Bob) Schemm of Kaukauna, Michelle (Craig) Heesacker of Green Bay, and Paula (Rob Lang) Gerrits of Kaukauna. Grandchildren, Chris (Staci) Schemm of De Pere, Sarah Schemm (Ryan Westphal) of Kaukauna, Scott (Clare) Diedrich of Kaukauna, Tyler (Caitlin) Diedrich of Kaukauna, Kurt (Abbey) Diedrich of Germantown, Jeremy (Kayla) Huss of Okinawa, Japan, Andrew Huss of Kaukauna, Elizabeth Huss of Kaukauna, Jenna Heesacker of Green Bay and Emmy Heesacker of Green Bay. Greatgrandchildren Anabelle, Audrey, Analine, Nora, Nolan and Carson. He is further survived by his brother Roger (Sharon) Steinberg, sister- in-law June Steinberg, brother-in-law Ronald (Beverly) Schiffner, sisters-in-law Joanne Schiffner and Susan Schiffner, along with many nieces and nephews.
Neal was proceeded in death by his parents, Herman Bauer his step father, brother Leslie, sister Gloria, his in-laws George and Gertrude Schiffner, his brothers-in-law Jim and John Schiffner.
The family would like to give many thanks for the wonderful care of Dr. Werner and the entire Kaukauna Clinic Staff, you were very special to Neal. We would also like to thank Theda Care at Home Nurses Amy and Dawn and others, also Pastor Levi and Pastor Walt for their spiritual help. You all have made a huge impact on Neal and us.
Memorial services will be held at 12:00 noon on Saturday November 4, 2017 at Bethany Lutheran Church, 124 W. 10th street, Kaukauna, with Pastor Levi Willms officiating. Friends may call directly at the church from 10:00 am until the time of service. Boettcher Family Funeral Home, Kaukauna, is assisting the family. (920)766-2099 www.boettcherfamilyfuneral.com