Florence Marie Steele
Florence Marie Steele, 81, of Lee’s Summit, passed away July 17, 2013 at John Knox Village House Care Center, Lee’s Summit.
Florence was born in Newton, Iowa on June 11, 1932. She married Raymond Steele on Dec. 30, 1951 in Martinsburg, Iowa. Prior to raising her family, Florence was a secretary for John Morrell Co., Ottumwa, Iowa. Prior to retirement Florence was a realtor for Century 21 Real Estate, Sioux Falls, S.D.
Florence and Ray spent their retirement years in Lee’s Summit and also at their Lake of the Ozarks home in Sunrise Beach, Mo. She was a devoted wife and mother who enjoyed cooking, singing, boating, PEO, and most of all caring for her family.
Florence is survived by her three children, Raymond B. Steele of Richardson, Texas, Mrs. Brian Snader (Linda) of Libertyville, Ill. and Randall J. Steele of Dayton, Nev.
Also surviving are six grandchildren and her sister, Virginia Meadows of Des Moines, Iowa.
Funeral services were held July 22, 2013. The family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Lee’s Summit United Methodist Church or the John Knox Village Care Center-Village House Hospice.
(Arrangements: Langsford Funeral Home, 115 SW Third Str., Lee’s Summit, MO., 64063, 816-524-3700.)