Joseph Steinfeld Obituary
1 JOSEPH H. STEINFELD Joseph H. Stelnfeld was born July 21, 1895, at Folwer, Ind., to Nicholas Nicholas M. and Anna Metzlnger Steln- feld. He moved to Letcner in 1911 and on June 11, 1924, he was married to Ora Pew of Milbank at Milbank. Milbank. Four children were born to the couple. Mr. and Mrs. Stelnfeld lived on the same Letcher farm from 1911 to the present. He served with the AEF in France during World War I. On July 31, 1959, Mr. Steinfeld was hospitalized at Mitchell and on Aug. 11 was moved to the Veterans Hospital at Sioux Falls. He died there Aug. 15, 1959, at the age of 64. Survivors include his widow, Ora; three daughters, Mrs. Hilton H. Palman, Creswell, Ore., and Mrs. Hugh R. Wright and Mrs. Ronald Styer, both of Letcher; one son, V. J. (Bud) Steinfeld, Mitchell; two sisters, Mrs. John Gaetze, Letcher, Letcher, Mrs. John L. Goergen, Woonsocket, Woonsocket, and 10 grandchildren. •Two brothers preceded him in death. Funeral services for Mr. Steinfeld were held Aug. 19, 1959, at St. Scholastic Catholic Church in Letcher. Letcher. The Rev. Phillip Russo con ducted the rites. Honorary pallbearers vere Alfred Alfred Pew, Milbank, Glenn Skinner, Mitchell, Judge M. C. Nelson, Woonsocket, and Joe Heinzmann, Earl Dyer and Anton Latza, all of Letcher. Active pallbearers were Alvin Larimer, Harry Koepke, Aron Alt, Dave Swank and Clarence Northrup, Northrup, all of Letcher, and George Bollock, Mitchell. Military rites were conducted at the graveside by the Tormey- Stach American Legion Post of Letcher. Letcher. Noble Funeral Home, Mitchell, Mitchell, was in charge of arrangements. arrangements. Burial was in St. Scholastica Cemetery.