Ethel (Lorenz) Steele,  87, of Taylorville, passed away on May 19, 2014 at 11:46 a.m. at Taylorville Memorial Hospital in Taylorville, IL. She was born on May 23, 1926 in Taylorville, IL;  the daughter of Fred and Ethel (Armstrong) Lorenz. She married  Clifford G. Steele on March 14, 1946 at the Davis Memorial Christian Church in Taylorville, IL. She was a homemaker and a member of the Davis Memorial Christian Church in Taylorville.

She is survived by her daughter, Linda (Gordon) Gesell of Taylorville, IL; grandchildren: Travis Woods (companion Kippy) of Hilton Head, SC and Troy (Sherry) Woods of Taylorville, IL; great grandchildren: Kyle, Tyler, Cole and Alexis; step-grandchildren: Stacie, Katie, and Joshua; sisters: Hattie Adams of Taylorville, IL and Marietta (Jake) Watson of Decatur, IL; sister-in-law: Jean Steele of Palmer, IL; brother-in-law: Biggen (Lenore) Steele of Palmer, IL; several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in passing by her parents, husband: Clifford and granddaughter: Trisha Woods.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, May 21, 2014 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville, IL. Funeral Services will be 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 22, 2014 at the Davis Memorial Christian Church in Taylorville, IL with Rev. Bill Kerns officiating. Burial will be at Oak Hill Cemetery in Taylorville, IL.
Memorials may be made to the Davis Memorial Christian Church, 1500 W. Franklin St., Taylorville, IL.

Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home, Taylorville, Illinois

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