Edwin Henry “FATS ” Steinke
Edwin Henry “FATS” Steinke, 88, passed away Sunday, October 22, 2017 in Temple. Graveside services with Military Honors will be at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at Hillcrest Cemetery in Marlin. FATS was born July 2, 1929 in Otto, Texas to Albert and Lena (Sager) Steinke. He was never married and was an avid farmer and rancher all his life. He served in the Army for our country for several years. He was preceded in death by eight brothers, Felix Steinke, Otto Steinke, Ernest Steinke, Paul Steinke, Herman Steinke, Albert Steinke, Henry Steinke and a twin brother, Alvin L. “Skinny” Steinke; 5 sisters, Alvina Littrell, Emma Steinke, Alma Schreiber, Martha Hefelfinger and a baby sister, Ida Steinke. Survivors include many nieces and nephews. The family would like to thank the Doctors and staff at William Courtney Nursing Center in Temple, Texas for their care and support. Please sign the online guest book at www.bellmeadfuneralhome.com.