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home : obituaries : obituaries   May 24, 2016

1/3/2014 11:02:00 AM
Alan Steele

Alan R. Steele, 67, of Winter, Wis., formerly of Mendota, died Jan. 1, 2014, in Eau Claire, Wis.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday in Schwarz Funeral Home, Mendota with Deacon Vince Slomian officiating. Burial will be at Holy Cross Cemetery, Mendota with full military rites by Mendota VFW Post 4079.
Visitation will be 1-4 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home.
Mr. Steele was born Nov. 26, 1946, in Mendota to Nolan and Josephine (Shotkus) Steele. He married Mary Lou Thomas on June 19, 1971, in St. John’s Lutheran Church on the Hill, Princeton.
He graduated from Mendota High School in 1964 and Western Illinois University in 1973. He served with the U.S. Army, stationed in Germany during the Vietnam War. He worked as the site superintendent at White Pines State Park, retiring in November 2002. He was a member of American Legion 394. Alan was an avid fisherman and outdoorsman.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Lou of Winter, Wis.; two daughters, Heidi (Jeff) Bushnell of Rockford and Jennifer (Mark) Bushnell of Sycamore; one son, Jeff Steele of Island Lake; four grandchildren, Madison and Tyler Bushnell and Austin and Ethan Steele; and one sister, Mary Jo (Verne) Moore of Sandwich.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Pallbearers will be Mike Johnson, Dennis Klein, Ben Hochstatter, Jerry Schaefer, John Jachino, Dave Salley and Ken Becker.
Memorials may be directed to American Legion 394 Draper, 6994 N. Main St., Draper, WI 54896. Online condolences may be left at

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