92, Portage, passed away May 14, 2017. Born June 29, 1924, in Ashville, the daughter of John and Sophie (Yonkoski) Kowalski. Deceased family members include her parents; husband, Stanley A. Steback; brothers, John; Joseph; Frank; and an infant brother, Anthony; sisters, Sophie; Ann; and Helen; and son-in-law, Rod Smith. Survived by children, Barbara Smith, Winchester, VA; Thomas Steback, married to the former Patricia Palmer, Minnesota; and Mary, wife of Andrew Sharshan, Carnegie. She will be sadly missed by her granddaughters, Olivia Steback; and Meredith, wife of Lam Ngyuen. Sister of Leo and Edward Kowalski, and Mary Graca. She was a former active member of Sacred Heart Church enjoying church activities and a Longtime member Third Order of St. Francis. Friends received from 4-8, p.m., Wednesday at the Serenko-Claar Funeral Home, PC, Portage. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday at Holy Family Parish, Portage. Father Kevin Queally, TOR, celebrant. Committal in St. Mary's Cemetery, Portage.
Published on May 15, 2017