David Steele, age 77, of Highland, IN, passed away Friday, September 10, 2021. He is survived by his loving wife, Linda, of 55 years; children David (Cheryl) Steele of Edwardsburg, MI, Mike (Karla) Steele of Lake Village, IN, Lori Duncan of Highland, IN, and Brian (Brenda Guth) Steele of Portage, IN; 7 grandkids, Kevin Duncan, Courtney Steele, Brent Duncan, Allison Steele, Heather Steele, Zack Steele, and Josie Steele; brother Terry Steele and sister Mary Jane Ford; In Laws Phyllis DeFord, Donnie (Joanne) Harris, Sharon Harris, and Pam (Carl) York; and many nieces and nephews. Preceding him in death were his parents Wilson and Ethel Steele; parent in-laws William and Minnie Harris; 3 brothers Guy, Pete, and Gary Steele and brother-in-law Danny Harris.
David retired in 1997, after 33 years at USS Gary Works where he made many lifelong friends. He was a very family-oriented man and loved spending time with all of them. He loved vacationing in the Smokey Mountains of Tennessee and camping with his family at Chain O’ Lakes State Park in Albion, IN. He was an avid outdoorsman and loved teaching his sons and grandsons how to hunt and fish. David spent many enjoyable hours watching the wildlife from his back deck.
Visitation will be held at Hillside Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 8941 Kleinman Road, Highland, IN 46322 on Monday, September 13, 2021 from 2:00 pm to 6:30 pm, with the funeral service following immediately at 6:30 pm with Pastor Rick Jones officiating.
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