Richard "Dick" C. Steingass, 61, of Defiance, died suddenly Saturday, October 19, 2013, in his home of natural causes.
He was born in Defiance, Ohio, on March 5, 1952, the son of the late George E. Steingass Jr. and Marjorie J. (Weber) Steingass.
Dick was a lifetime member of St. John Catholic Church, a 1970 graduate of Ayersville High School, a lifetime resident of Defiance County and a member of the St. Michael's golf league.
Dick was a self employed carpenter and he walked in the footsteps of his Dad as a carpenter.
Surviving are five sisters, Connie (Rick) Moffitt of Defiance, Carolyn (John) Heilman of Defiance, Anne Marie (Alan) Martin of Archbold, Linda (Thomas) Layne of Defiance, Shirley (Mark) McCombs of Fort Wayne; a brother, Alan (Darlene) Steingass of Defiance; a close friend and cousin, Tom Weber; 17 nieces and nephews; and 27 great-nieces and great-nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial at St. John Catholic Church, Defiance, at 11 a.m. on Thursday, October 24, with Father Todd Dominique officiating. Visitation is Wednesday night, from 6-8 p.m. at Lawson-Roessner Funeral Home, Defiance, and Thursday morning from 9-11 a.m. at St. John Catholic Church. There will be an 8 p.m. vigil service Wednesday at Lawson-Roessner. Burial services will be private.
Suggested memorials are to the family. Condolences may be shared with the family at http://www.defiancefuneralhome.com/.