Date of birth: 8 Mar 1887 Bartholomew County, Indiana
Date of death: 16 Feb 1953 Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana
Source: Franklin Evening Star, Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana, February 17, 1953
Mrs. Steinbarger Dies After Attack Funeral Services Set For 2 P.M., Wednesday Death came suddenly to Mrs. Lester Steinbarger, 65-year-old Franklin resident at her home at 250 Hamilton Avenue shortly after noon Monday. She had been in failing health for about four years. Last Thursday she had suffered a heart attack and was confined to her bed. Her family was pre- paring to take her to Johnson County Memorial Hospital at the time she died. The body has been taken to the Vandivier Funeral Home where services are to be conducted at 2 o'clock Wednesday afternoon. Dr. Golden A. Smith, pastor of the Grace Methodist Church, will be in charge of the services and burial will be made in Greenlawn Cemetery. Friends are invited to call at the mortuary Tuesday night and Wednesday until time for the services and to attend the rites. Born at Nineveh Mrs. Steinbarger was born Nannie T. Coffman at Nineveh on March 8, 1887, and was the daughter of Young and Elizabeth Goetz Coffman. She became the bride of Mr. Steinbarger Jan. 20, 1909, and was the mother of a son and daughter. Her entire life had been spent in the county and for the past 36 years the Steinbargers had resided in Franklin. She was a member of the Grace Methodist Church and W.S.C.S. Those who survive are the husband, the daughter, Mrs. Kenneth Hendrickson, the son, Arthur Steinbarger, all of Franklin. Others remaining are three grandchildren, Roberta Steinbarger, Douglas and Nancy Jane Hendrickson; seven brothers and sisters, Mrs. Thomas A. Mills, Jacob Coffman, Robert Coffman, William Coffman, of Franklin; Mrs. Oscar Hants, Mrs. Fred Waltz, of Nineveh; and Mrs. Ivory Dunham, of Indianapolis.
Submitted by Mark E. Wirey