Obituary of Lawrence Francis Steimle
Lawrence (Larry/Maynard) Francis Steimle of Wappapello, Missouri son of the late Charles (Chas) and Clara L (Weissmueller) Steimle born on August 10, 1945 in Cape Girardeau, Missouri and passed away on February 10, 2022 in Wappapello, Missouri surrounded by his loving family at the age of 76 years.
Originally from New Hamburg, Missouri, Larry also lived in Benton, Missouri and then in Wappapello, Missouri for the past several years. Larry was a member of the VFW Post 3416 of Wappapello, Missouri. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, playing golf and was a fastpitch softball pitcher for 45 years. Larry was of the Catholic Faith.
Larry married Martha Niehaus on October 28, 1988 in Poplar Bluff, Missouri.
Larry is survived by his wife Martha Steimle; two daughters, Janelle (Tracy) Price of Benton, Missouri and Michelle Winsor of Portageville, Missouri; one son, Landon (Alice) Steimle of Oxford, Mississippi; two step-daughters, Tracie (Joe) Patton of Land o’ Lakes, Florida and Pamela (Greg) Lee of Poplar Bluff, Missouri; and one step-son, Jerry (Julie) Foriester of Campbell, Missouri; one brother, Marvin (Bettye) Steimle of Pacific, Missouri; eleven grandchildren, Torie (Ben) Riley, Gavin Price, Alex Winsor, Evan Winsor, Andrew Steimle, Mary-Claire Steimle, Cade Foriester, Caris Foriester, Amy Patton, Cheyenne Patton, Eddie Eastham; one great-granddaughter Ellie Riley and one great-granddaughter on the way, Heidi Riley. He was preceded in death by his parents Charles (Chas) and Clara Steimle. A host of family and friends also survive.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, February 16, 2022 at 9:30 a.m. at Saint Denis Catholic Church in Benton, Missouri with a Funeral Mass following at 11:00 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Larry’s honor to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, Shriners Children’s Hospital in St. Louis and/or VFW post 3416 in Wappapello.
Watkins and Sons Funeral Service
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