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Patricia A. (Tennant) Steinke

August 26, 1937 — October 18, 2020

Patricia A. Steinke, 83, passed away on Sunday, October 18, 2020 at VNA Hospice Center, Valparaiso.

Patricia was born on August 26, 1937 in La Porte, IN, to Harold and Doris (Underwood) Tennant.

Surviving Patricia are her son, Tad Steinke and wife Cheryl of West Jefferson, NC; one grandchild, Breanna Meehan and husband Daniel; and nieces, Lynn Bennett Jobst and Susan Bennett Ruhnke.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Patricia was a machine operator for many years at H. B. Ives, Michigan City.  She was a member of the DAV, the Loyal Order of Moose, and other various organizations.  Patricia enjoyed Notre Dame football and the Chicago Bears.

Cremation has taken place with Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center, La Porte.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the family c/o Tad Steinke, 2900 Monroe Street, La Porte, IN 46350 or to the donor's choice.

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