Gary D. Steineman, 66, of Mt. Zion passed away at 2:38 p.m. Sunday (October 16, 2011) at his residence.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 Thursday in the Brummerstedt Funeral Home, Stewardson. Visitation will be one hour before service time. Burial will be in the Stewardson Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Diabetes Foundation.

He was born January 26, 1945 in Shelbyville the son of Lawrence Henry and Donna Evelyn (Switzer) Steineman. He married Pamela L. Bushue February 26, 1977 in Effingham.

He was retired from Firestone and served in the US Army in the Vietnam War.

Surviving are his wife, Pamela; brothers, Dwight Steineman (Virginia) of Mattoon and Gene Steineman (Nancy) of Toledo; sisters, Judy Hubner (Don) of Tower Hill and Janet Knabe (Mark) of Effingham; nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents.