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Obituary for Samuel Sam Steimel
Obituary for Samuel �Sam� Steimel Samuel �Sam� Steimel, 65, of Sullivan, passed away at his residence Friday March 2, 2012 with his family at his bedside. He was born August 24, 1946 in Vincennes, the son of Leo L. & Agnes Mouzin Steimel. He was a graduate of 1964 North Knox high school and was a member of the 1964 Sectional Basketball Championship Team. He served his country in the U.S. Army in Viet Nam and started his career at PSI/Duke Energy retiring in 2004. He was an avid sports fan and held memberships in St. Mary�s Catholic Church, Bicknell Elks and the Bicknell VFW. His favorite pastime was watching his grandchildren in various school and athletic events. He is survived by his wife, Judy Minor Steimel, his sons, Stephen Steimel of Las Vegas, NV, Michael Steimel of Terre Haute, IN and Anthony Steimel, and his wife Alison of Sullivan, IN. His grandchildren, Izabell Steimel, Courtney Steimel, Grace Steimel, Samuel Steimel and Eli Steimel. His brothers, Robert Steimel, and his wife Hazel of Bicknell, IN, Jim Steimel, and his wife Jan of Washington, IN, Bill Steimel, and his wife Judy of Vincennes, IN, Jack Steimel of Vincennes, IN, his sisters, Marietta Earley of Vincennes, IN and Patricia Clark of Bicknell, IN also survive him. He was preceded in death by his parents, 2 brothers, Charles Steimel and Richard Steimel, 3 sisters Margie Steimel, Norma Cary and Betty Stephens. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday March 7, 2012 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Fr. Eugene Schmidt officiating. He will be laid to rest in the Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Military gravesite honors will be provided by the All Weather Firing Squad. The family will receive friends from 4 to 8 PM Tuesday at the Duesterberg-Fredrick Funeral Home and prior to leaving church on Wednesday. Memorial contributions can be made in his memory to the donor�s charity of choice. Online condolences can be made at duesterbergfredrick.com