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403 N. Front St.,
Rensselaer, IN 47978
Phone: (219) 866-5151
101 E. Beaver St.
Morocco, IN 47963
Phone: (219) 866-5151
403 N. Front St.
Rensselaer, IN 47978
Phone: (219) 866-5151
403 N. Front St.
Rensselaer, IN 47978
Phone: (219) 866-5151
403 N. Front St.
Rensselaer, IN 47978
Phone: (219) 866-5151

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Obituaries & Tributes

It is not always possible to pay respects in person, so we hope that this small token will help.

Pre-Arrangement

Dying is one of the few events in life that's certain to occur, yet one we rarely plan for. Should we spend more time preparing for a two week vacation than we do our last days on Earth?

Expressions of Sympathy

It can be difficult to find the right words, so we have hand-picked a collection of sympathy and remembrance gifts that will be cherished.

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Our Experienced Staff

Jerry VanWienen, Funeral Director

Jerry is a licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer and has been affiliated with Steinke Funeral Home for over 30 years. He takes great pride in creating memorable, personalized services for our client families.

Jerry started his funeral service career in 1970 at the age of 17 with a part-time position at Linton & McColly Funeral Home in Gary. After graduation from Lew Wallace High School in 1971, he took a full-time position at Stilinovich & Palmer Funeral Home, also in Gary. In 1979 he moved his family to Rensselaer and began his affiliation with Steinke Funeral Home in 1983. Jerry is a graduate of Ivy Tech Community College, East Chicago campus, with a degree in Mortuary Science. He is a member of the Advisory Board for the Mortuary Science Program at the Ivy Tech East Chicago campus. He is a member of the Indiana Funeral Directors Association, the National Funeral Directors Association, and Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society.  Jerry and his wife Cindy live on a farm near Francesville. His hobbies include song writing and wood working.

 

 

Book of Memories™

Memorialization at its best, any family member or friend can take advantage of this free service by creating an account and a book to memorialize their loved one.

Pre-Arrangement

Dying is one of the few events in life that's certain to occur, yet one we rarely plan for. Should we spend more time preparing for a two week vacation than we do our last days on Earth?

Expressions of Sympathy

It can be difficult to find the right words, so we have hand-picked a collection of sympathy and remembrance gifts that will be cherished.

Proudly Serving the Communities of Rensselaer, Morocco, and all of Jasper and Newton Counties
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