Formerly of Chelsea
Patricia Suzanne (Steeb) Stierle, 86, of Pentwater, Michigan passed peacefully following a brief illness at Manatee Memorial Hospital in Bradenton, FL on Monday, January 28, 2019. She was born February 24, 1932 in Ann Arbor, MI, the daughter of Elmer J. and Faith Hope Charity (LaBounty) Steeb.
Pat graduated from Ann Arbor High School in 1949 and married William J. Stierle in Chelsea, MI on February 17, 1968. She was a partner and secretary/treasurer at Steeb Dodge Sales in Saline, MI for 36 years. Pat was a member of St. Paul United Church of Christ in Chelsea and a member of the Pentwater Yacht Club. After retirement, Pat and her husband spent many memorable years traveling the world and enjoying life. One of her favorite places was being at her home on Lake Michigan listening to the waves. Her joy for life, sense of humor and love for her family and friends were her greatest gifts.
She is survived by one brother, John T. Steeb, four daughters, Linda (John) Hess of Port Charlotte FL, Diane (Robert) Engh of Janesville, WI, Suzanne Schroen of Pentwater MI, Nancy (Jeff) Sova of Ann Arbor MI, five grandchildren, Matthew Hess, Richard Hess, Brian (Katy) Engh, Michael Engh and Alyssa Sova, one great granddaughter, Maizy Engh and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her loving husband and her brother Eugene E. Steeb.
Pat was loved and adored and will be sadly missed. Even though our hearts are breaking, we know she lived life to the fullest and is now at peace in her husband’s loving arms. We love you mom and will keep you forever in our hearts.
The family will receive friends at Cole Funeral Chapel, Chelsea on Friday, February 8 from 4pm to 7pm and Saturday, February, 9 from 10:30am to 11:30am with a prayer service following at 11:30am. A private burial will be at Bethlehem Cemetery, Ann Arbor, Michigan.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul United Church of Christ in Chelsea.