Mrs. Anna J. Steck, 91, of Galesburg, Illinois passed away at 9:42 am Wednesday January 27, 2021 at her daughter’s home in Jackson, Missouri.
Anna was born on October 29, 1929 in Galesburg the daughter of Glenn and Geneva (Ashley) Lundeen. She married Roy E. Steck on April 25, 1948 in Galesburg. He preceded her in death on December 30, 2010.
Anna is survived by her son, Jerry (and Pat) Steck of Rio, Illinois; her daughter, Nancy (and Joe) Bishop of Jackson, Missouri; her brother, Fred (and Pauline) Lundeen of Tequesta, Florida; her sister, Judy Rylander of Oneida, Illinois; nine grandchildren, Dawn (and Mike) Armstrong, Dustin (and Wendi) Steck, Danielle (and Adam) Cooley, Geneva (and Chad) McAuley, Elizabeth Steck, Ben (and Gina) Bishop, Josie Bishop, Molly (and Justin) Brown and Anna (and Clay) Blankenship and thirteen great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, her son, John Steck; her three sisters, Dorothy Pitman, Eva Weber and Joyce Rednour and her brother, George Lundeen.
Anna worked for the former Galesburg Research Hospital until they closed as a technician. She then worked for Bridgeway. She graduated from London Mills High School in 1948. Anna was a member of the First Church of God. She had a love for baking, reading, canning and quilting with her daughter. Anna enjoyed meeting her friends and Boxcar Express for lunch and to play cards.
Visitation will be 10:00-11:00 am Saturday, February 6, 2021 at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Funeral Directors and Cremation Services Galesburg Chapel with a brief service to follow with Chaplain Rocky Tallent officiating. Due to guidelines associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, social distancing and facemasks will be required. Graveside services will be at Noon at the Maquon Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the First Church of God, Galesburg or the Southeast Hospice, #10 Doctors Park, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, 63703. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com
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