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Myrna J. Steiner, 82, of Lafayette, IN and formerly of Onarga passed away on Friday, July 24, 2020 at St. Mary Healthcare in Lafayette, IN.

Myrna was born March 7, 1938 in Onarga, the daughter of Elmer H. and Dora (Seggebruch) Schumacher. She was a 1956 graduate of Onarga High School. She married Marlyn E. Steiner on April 7, 1957 at Ash Grove and he preceded her in death on May 31, 2020. Along with her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one brother, Elmer Schumacher, and one son, Dean Steiner.

She is survived by three daughters, Lori (David) Hullinger of West Lafayette, IN, Becky Leydens of Indianapolis, IN, and Cindy (Lonnie) Welch of Pontiac; one sister, Mary Monk of New Braunfels, TX; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Myrna obtained her LPN license at Kankakee Community College in 1973 and later her RN license at Parkland College in 1981. During her 35 year nursing career, she worked at Clifton Hospital, Hawthorne Lodge Nursing Home in Watseka, Sheldon Nursing Home, Gilman Nursing Home, and Kirkwood Manor in Texas.

Myrna was the church organist and a member of Trinity Lutheran Church for several years and currently a member of Grace Lutheran Church in Lafayette. Myrna enjoyed playing piano, organ and accordion. She and Marlyn enjoyed playing cards, dancing and an occasional trip to a casino.

Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. until the 2:00 p.m. funeral service on Monday, July 27, 2020 at Onarga Cemetery. Pastor Dan Eggold will officiate.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Grace Lutheran Church in Lafayette, IN.

Arrangements by Knapp Funeral Home in Onarga.

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