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James Joseph Steiner
6/19/1987 - 9/19/2008

PEKIN ~ James Joseph "Joey" Steiner, 21, of 1510 Tennell Road, passed away at 4:33 p.m. Friday, September 19, 2008 at Carle Foundation Hospital Emergency Department in Urbana.

He was born June 19, 1987 in Peoria to James John and Dianne Kay (Broten) Steiner.

Surviving are his mother, Dianne Steiner of Pekin; his father and step-mother, Jim and Diane Steiner of Pekin; one step-brother, Nick Svendsen of Pekin; one step-sister, Natalie Svendsen of Pekin; his grandparents, Joe and Sandee Broten of Azalea, Oregon, Arlene Kay Tenuta of Tampa, Florida, Joy Steiner of Pekin and Gene and Nancy Lunini of Pekin and a great-grandmother, Myrtle Broten of Aberdeen, Washington.  He also leaves two uncles, Joseph Broten of Tampa and Chad Steiner of Pekin along with one aunt, Julie (Randy) Barnard of Elmwood.

He was preceded in death by his grandfather, James Joseph Steiner; his great-grandmother, Delphine Gagliardo and his step-grandfather, Harry Tenuta.

Joey worked as a chemical operator for Lonza in Mapleton the past 18 months, last working on Wednesday.

Joey enjoyed fishing, hunting and playing golf.  He loved people and always made everyone smile.  Joey also loved his Ford Diesel truck.  His friends were his hobby.

His funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, September 24, 2008 at Preston-Hanley Funeral Home, Pekin Chapel.  The Rev. Gary L. Ford will officiate.  Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, September 23, 2008 at the funeral home.  Burial will be in Lakeside Cemetery in Pekin.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Pekin Union Mission Society and Shade Memorial Youth Camp 203 Court Street, Pekin, IL 61554, where Joey enjoyed playing ball and formerly worked. 

Ashley Tittle - Friend

tyler Besson - Friends

Michelle Munge - knows Dianne

The Sandall's - Friends

Cheryl Ghidina -

Cheryl Ghidina -

Cheryl Ghidina -

Becky,Kassi & Kristin Harmon - Friend

Nicole Wilder -

Zach Dennis - Friend

Jamie Cates (Moss) - old babysitter and family friend

Wes Green - friend

Brooke Robertson - Worked with Jim

Chris & - Friend

Chris & Roz Smith - Friend

Josh Duncan - Friend of Jim

Kelly Madden - Family Friend

Cary Becker - Friend

Kris Lietz -

Becky Hackett - Friend

Aly Bomhold - Busy Corner

Mike and Trish Bussone -

Steven & Sharon Hopwood -

Steven Albrecht -

Harvey Stidham - Friend/Coworker

Terri Gamb -

Terri Gambetti - friend

Tim Siltman - friend

Jay Ortman - Friend of Dianne

Jay Ortman - Friend of Dianne

Melanie (Perrin) Ohlenbusch - friend

Brad & Shelley McGinnis - friends

Bob & Rosemary Whelchel - Friend if Natalie

Jordyn Sapp - friend

Eric and Ashley Turner - friend

Randy Tschetter - Friend of Dianne

Premier Risk Services - friends of Diane

Tony/Robin Morocco - Friend

Brenda, Megan and Nick Sangalli - friend

Nicholas Conklin - Friend

Paul Wilczewski - Co-worker

Ron, Gail, Ryan & Jared Morris -

Joan and Troy - Friend

Ernie and Tammy Svendsen -

Sheri Hamilton - Friend

Terry & Gerry Reynolds - Friends

Betty & Dave Schmidt - Family Friends

The Crew - co-workers

Brian, Cheri, Brandon and Tyler Besson - Friends

Rob and Mandy Woll - friends

John Wiskirchen - friend

Marty Johnson - Friend of Dianne

Schad and Beth Martin - Friends

Julie Watkins - Cousin of Dianne

Ryan and Stefanie Englebright - Friend

Dave and Terry Wrigley - friends

Daryl & Carolyn Young - Friends

Pat, Angie, Ryan, Jake and Molly The Flannigans - Friends

Steve Davin and family - friends

Robyn O'Shaughnessy - friend

Gloria Kirchgessner - Dianne's friend

Steve Tribble - friend

Jill DeVault - friend

Audria Thompson - Classmate

Becky Eubanks - Friend

Stan Rushford - Friend

Lisa & Errol Halverson - Friends

Tammy McSimov - Co-worker / friend


Jeff & Deb Caspary - Friends

Jody Weibring - Heather's Mom

Jennifer McQuade - Friend

Sean McGinnis - friend

John Hughbanks -

Gary & Gina Fry - Friend to Jim & Diane

Nate Thomas - friend


Jodi and Mark Scott - Friend

Jen Binegar - Friend of Dianne's

Roger & Mary Malson - friend

Jill and Taylor - Friends of Natalie

Rick & Sherry Semonis - Friend

Brenda Kearney - Friend

Trent Deppermann - Friend

Megan Moehring -

bob samms - friend

Tara Drury -


Lew Carney - Friend of family

doug hohimer - friend

zach starry - Friend

Kyle, Nicole, Emma, Irelyn, and Owen Gorden - Friends

Shelly Livengood - Friend

Marianne Rossi - friend

Shawn (Hoehn) Muth - Friend

Rick & Lisa Alexander - Friends

Kim Headrick - friend

Brian and Kim Benassi - friends

Lisa Scheerer - Friend

Cindy Stedman - friend

Therese (Sanders) Scifres - Friend of Dianne

Lori (Hill) Miller - Friend

Larry & Kathy Grady - Friends

Briana Major - classmate

Larry & Kathy Grady - Friends

CHARLES&PHYLLIS Hamilton - Friend

Trish Genovese - Dianne's friend

Charles & Phyllis Hamilton - Friends

Brian & Kandi Lee - Friends

Shawn DePeugh - Friend

Michelle King - Friend

Rita Holmes - Friend

Jill (Nichols) Lulay - friend

John and Monica Jacobs - Friends

Greg Psinas - worked with Jim

carolyn smith - friend

Breanna Bouris - friend


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