Jeannie Steinbrueck, 59, of Le Mars, died Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2005, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City.
Jean Ann Steinbrueck was born Jan. 9, 1946, in Wagner, S.D., the daughter of James A. and Helen (Hron) Rados. She attended country school near Dante, S.D., before graduating from Wagner High School. She later received her degree from Stewart School of Hairstyling in Sioux Falls, S.D.
Jeannie began her career as a hairdresser and cosmetologist in Sioux Falls. She later moved to California to further her career. After a few years she moved to Yankton, S.D., and worked at Ruth's Salon and managed the Regis Hair Salon. It was in Yankton that she met Warren Steinbrueck and the couple was married Sept. 15, 1984, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. They moved to Aberdeen, S.D., where Jeannie stayed home to raise their daughter, Molly. Jeannie and her family would return and live in Yankton for a few years before moving to Le Mars in 1991. She helped her husband Warren manage the Medicap Pharmacy as well as caring for her family.
Jeannie was a member of St. James Catholic Church in Le Mars.
She had a wonderful outlook on life and enjoyed visiting with people as well as telling stories and jokes.
She will be lovingly remembered by her husband, Warren and a daughter, Molly, both of Le Mars; her mother, Helen Rados of Yankton, S.D.; a sister, Joyce Schumacher and her husband, Le Roy of Yankton, S.D.; her mother-in-law, Betty Steinbrueck of Mandan, N.D.; a sister-in-law, Mary Beth Osborn of Mandan, N.D.; a brother-in-law, Ed Steinbrueck and his wife, Merita of Eden Prairie, Minn.; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her father, grandparents; and father-in-law, Ed Steinbrueck.
Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. James Catholic Church in Le Mars. The Rev. James Tigges will officiate. Burial will take place at 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 15, at Mandan Union Cemetery in Mandan, N.D.
Visitation will begin at 2 p.m. Friday at the Mauer-Johnson Funeral Home in Le Mars. The family will be present from 4 to 8 p.m. with a parish rosary at 4 p.m. and a Scriptural prayer service at 7 p.m. There will also be one hour of visitation at the church prior to the funeral.