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Carl F. Steinbach

OBIT FLAGCarl F. Steinbach, 86, passed away peacefully Sunday, February 16, 2014, in Medina. Carl was born April 10, 1927 in Newark, New Jersey, to the late Charles and Christine (Caspersen)Steinbach_Carl Steinbach.

He went to school in New Jersey and was a graduate of Rutgers University. He spent about half of his life in New Jersey at school, or in the steel industry. He started as a sales representative for Precision Drawn Steel Company in Camden, New Jersey and then went to work for Bliss & Laughlin Steel Co., as a sales representative in their Newark, New Jersey office. After three years he was transferred to the Buffalo, New York office, and covered Western New York for three years. In 1965 he was transferred to Medina, and was General Manager for the Bliss & Laughlin plant. After 10 years he left Bliss & Laughlin and started his own business known as C & P Decorating, which he operated for 10 years. Carl served his county proudly in the U.S. Army, 78th Division, during WWII. He was a member of St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 54 years member of Blazing Star Lodge #694 F. & A.M. in East Aurora, New York, member of the Medina Kiwanis Club and past President of the Izaak Walton League. Carl has supported the American Red Cross since 1970, and has donated nearly 20 gallons of blood.

He was the beloved father of Ann Kay (Peter) Card of Amherst, New Hampshire and Paul Steinbach of Medina; loving grandfather of Elizabeth (John) Luttenberger of Hoboken, New Jersey and Michael (Jennifer) Card of Beverly, Massachussets; and great-grandfather of two.

He was preceded in death by his son, Carl F. Steinbach, III.

Service will be held Tuesday, February 25, 2014, at 7 P.M., at the Waite & Son Funeral Home, 765 N. Court St., Medina. Family will receive friends Tuesday, from 4 to 7 P.M., at the funeral home. Military burial will be held at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery, at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Red Cross.

Online condolences may be left a www.waitefuneralhome.com