Mrs. Steffanie (Kinasewch) LindsayOctober 1, 1925 ~ January 7, 2018 (age 92)
Steffanie (Kinasewich) Lindsay, 92, of Galesburg, went to be with her Heavenly Father at 4:55 p.m. Sunday, January 7, 2018 in Rosewood Care Center.
She was born October 1, 1925, in Smoky Lake, Alberta, Canada, the daughter of John and Katherine (Pasieka) Kinasewich. She married Robert M. Lindsay Sr. on June 13, 1947 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. He preceded her in death on April 14, 2017.
Surviving is a son, Robert (Donna) Lindsay of Galesburg; a daughter, Laura Lindsay of Galesburg; two grandchildren, Jim (Jodi) Lindsay and Adam Winbigler; a great granddaughter, Brooklyn Lindsay; four brothers, Nick (Anne) Kinney, Mike (Anita) Kinasewich, Ray (Diane) Kinasewich, and Bob (Donna) Kinasewich, all of Canada; and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents and eight siblings, Mary Lazaruk, Pete Kinasewich, Andy Kinasewich, Anne Masterson, Ollie Kinasewich, Bill Kenny, Orest Kinasewich, and Eugene Kinasewich.
Steffanie was a telephone operator for several years as a contractor for the United States Army in Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada. This is where she first met her future husband, Bob. After moving to the Quad Cities, she worked as a telephone operator and at McCabe’s Department Store in Rock Island. The family relocated to Galesburg in 1974. Bob and Steffanie retired to Florida, where they lived until returning to Galesburg in 2010.
Steffanie was a woman of faith. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, where she was active in the choir, Bible study, and the Christian Women’s Club. She was a sports fan, participating in skiing and speed skating while growing up in Canada. She was an avid golfer, belonging to Soangetaha Country Club and its Ladies Golf Group. She also enjoyed watching hockey and baseball and was an avid Chicago Cubs fan.
Visitation will be 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Galesburg Chapel. Funeral service will follow at 11 a.m. with Rev. Shawn Smith officiating. Private family burial will be in Rock Island National Cemetery. Memorials may be made to First Presbyterian Church or the Soangetaha Memorial Tree Planting Program. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.
First Presbyterian Church
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