|Birth: ||Aug. 26, 1887|
|Death: ||Jan. 3, 1972|
La Grange (Cook County)
Daughter of John Philander and Rachel Emma Bennett Mitten, she graduated Illinois State Normal U. and taught school briefly.
Attended by her sister Edith, she married Charles Steinberg on 7 Oct 1914 at her mother's home in Fairbury. Rev. A. Wint Lowther officiated.
Charles and "Lutie" had three children: John, Richard and Mary Louise.
Lutie was an immacualte housekeeper, excellent cook and talented seamstress. She was a lifelong Methodist.
Obit: January 3, 1972
Fairbury (PNS) -- The funeral of Mrs. Mary Lucretia Steinberg, 84, a lifelong resident of Fairbury, will be at 2 p. m. Thursday at the Cook Funeral Home, Fairbury.
The Rev. George Russell and the Rev. Cecil Lockard will officiate. Burial will be in Graceland Cemetery. Visitation will be 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Mrs. Steinberg died at 1:40 p.m. Monday at the La Grange Hospital, La Grange.
She was born in Fairbury, August 26, 1887, a daughter of John P. and Emma Bennett Mitten. She attended Fairbury schools. She was married to Charles Steinberg Oct. 7, 1914 in Fairbury.
Surviving are her husband; a daughter, Mary Louise Morris, Fairbury; two sons, John C., Shelton, Wash., and Dr. Richard M., Downers Grove; five grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and one brother, Wayne B Mitten, Evanston.
She was preceded in death by a sister.
She was a member of the First United Methodist Church and the Hopewell Sunday School Class. She was a Sunday school teacher many years. She also was a member of the Shakespeare Club.
Obit: January 3, 1972
John Philander Mitten (1859 - 1906)
Rachel Emma Bennett Mitten (1862 - 1949)
Charles Steinberg (1882 - 1976)*
John Charles Steinberg (1915 - 1991)*
Richard Mitten Steinberg (1917 - 2000)*
Mary Louise Steinberg Morris (1923 - 2007)*
Rachel Edith Mitten (1885 - 1966)*
Mary Lucretia Mitten Steinberg (1887 - 1972)
Maintained by: Jan Dishon
Originally Created by: Rosetta
Record added: Feb 14, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7184353
Added: Feb. 16, 2011
Your niece Evelyn never forgot your efforts to help her in school.|
Added: Mar. 21, 2008
I miss you. You would be very happy to know that I have done lots of research on the Mitten/Bennett/Shaw families. I am glad to know them through the research I have done. Love, Jan
Added: Apr. 1, 2003