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Gordon Steinman
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Birth: Apr. 7, 1921
Death: Nov. 8, 2006

STEINMAN, Gordon - Gordon Steinman, 85, of Tavistock, passed away in Stratford General Hospital, on Wednesday, November 8, 2006.He was born in East Zorra Township, Oxford County, on April 7, 1921, a son of the late Moses Steinman and the former Catherine "Kate" Zehr. He was a member of Cassel Mennonite Church; had farmed in Blandford Township until retiring to Tavistock in March of 1980, where he was a member of the Tavistock Men's Club and had enjoyed being "Santa Claus" in the Christmas parades for many years.Gordon is survived by his wife, the former Audrey Leah Bast, whom he married in East Zorra Township on October 7, 1950; two sons, Rodney and wife Thelma Steinman of RR 3, Brussels, Bradley Steinman and companion Darlene Arsenault of Stratford; one daughter, Donna and husband Roy Callahan of Martinsville, Virginia; 11 grandchildren, Joanna, Luke and Aimee-Joy Steinman; Jason and wife Kayla Callahan; Colleen, Candace and Ryan Callahan; Robert and David Steinman, Curtis and Codie Arsenault; one great-granddaughter, Alyssa Callahan; three brothers, Wilfred and wife Vivian Steinman of RR 1, Bright; Neil and wife Marnie Steinman of Woodstock, Floyd and wife Catherine Steinman of Tavistock; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Laurene and Edward Zehr, Patricia Bast, Mary Ellen and John "Jack" Ruby, Phyllis Lichti, Sharon and Donald Gingerich.He was predeceased by his sister-in-law, Esther Steinman and his brother-in-law, Glen Bast.Relatives and friends will be received in the Francis Funeral Home, 77 Woodstock Street North, Tavistock, on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held in Cassel Mennonite Church, RR 1, Tavistock, on Saturday, November 11, 2006, at 2 p.m. The Rev. James Whitehead will officiate. Interment in East Zorra Mennonite Cemetery, 16th line.As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Memorial Fund of Cassel Mennonite Church would be appreciated and may be made through the Francis Funeral Home by calling 1-519-655-2431 
Family links: 
  Moses Steinman (1891 - 1933)
  Katie Zehr Steinman (1899 - 1997)
  Gordon Steinman (1921 - 2006)
  Wilfred Steinman (1923 - 2009)*
  Neil Christian Steinman (1926 - 2009)*
*Calculated relationship
East Zorra Mennonite Cemetery
East Zorra-Tavistock
Oxford County Municipality
Ontario, Canada
Created by: Scott Buschlen
Record added: Nov 09, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16561268
Gordon Steinman
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