November 12, 1921 – October 23, 2020
Samuel Steinke was born to Gustav and Martha Steinke at his home near Beiseker, Alberta.
When Sam was nine years old, the family of seven moved to the Millet area in 1930. As he grew up, he spent much time working with his father—learning to farm, drill wells and be resourceful in making things work.
In 1949 he married Mabel Schafer. They had three children: Judy, Terry, and Doyle. They lived most of their life in the Pipestone area. Sam operated a small dairy, farmed the land, and drove school bus for 42 years to Pipestone School and Pigeon Lake Regional School.
In time they welcomed a son-in-law, Reg, and two daughters-in-law, Linda and Jody. Next came eight grand-children, fifteen great-grandchildren and many foster children.
He was predeceased by: his wife, Mabel; parents, Gustav and Martha; brothers–August, Clarence, Lawrence, and Melvin; sisters–Delphi, Ruth, Rubena, Esther, and Bernice.
Surviving is: Judy (Reg) Demitor, Terry (Linda), Doyle (Jody), eight grandchildren, fifteen great-grandchildren, numerous foster children, sisters–Violet and Leatha, sister-in-law—Eileen, nieces and nephews.
Services were held for Sam in the Wetaskiwin Seventh-day Adventist Church on Friday, October 30. An archived live-stream of the service is available at: www.womboldfuneralhomes.com. Donations may be made to Peace Hills Adventist School or a charity of choice.
Baker Funeral Chapel, Wetaskiwin
780-352-2501 or 888-752-2501
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