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Dr Richard Mitten Steinberg

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Dr Richard Mitten Steinberg

  • Birth 2 Jul 1917 Fairbury, Livingston County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 7 Mar 2000 Downers Grove, DuPage County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Fairbury, Livingston County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 11459890

Richard was the second of three children born to Charles and Mary Lucretia Mitten Steinberg. After serving as a medic in the U. S. Marines he was a pediatrician for more than 40 years in Downers Grove, DuPage Co., IL

Obituary from Downers Grove Reporter, Wednesday, March 15, 2000.
Richard M Steinberg

Dr. Richard M Steinberg, 82, died March 7, 2000 in Downers Grove. He was born July 2, 1917 in Fairbury, IL.

He is survived by his sister, Mary Morris of Downers Grove; three nieces, Janet Dishon, Patricia Kaare and Kathleen Tedeschi, and two nephews, David P Steinberg and Stephen C Steinberg.

Dr. Steinberg was a pediatrician for more than 40 years in Downers Grove and was on the staff of Children's Memorial Hospital in Chicago. He received his medical degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. After college, he served as a medic in the U S Marines in Guadacanal during World War II. He also was an accomplished pianist.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, March 18, at 11 am at Toon Funeral Home, 4920 Main St., Downers Grove.

Interment will be Graceland Cemetery in Fairbury, IL

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent in his name to Children's Memorial Hospital, 2300 Children's Plaza, Chicago, IL 60164

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Richard Steinberg

DOWNERS GROVE - Richard M. Steinberg, MD, 83, died Tuesday, March 7, 2000, at Good Samaritan Hospital, Downers Grove.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 18, at 11 a.m. at Toon Funeral Home Home, 4902 Main Street, Downers Grove. Cremation rites were accorded and inurement will be in Graceland Cemetery, Fairbury.
Dr. Steinberg was born July 2, 1917, in Fairbury.
He is survived by his sister, Mary Morris of Downers Grove, three nieces, Janet Dishon, Patricia Kaare and Kathleen Tedeschi; two nephews, David P Steinberg and Stephen C. Steinberg.
Dr. Steinberg received his medical degree from the University of Illinois, Champaign, graduating number one in his class. After college, he served as a medic in the Marines in Guadacanal during World War II. Prior to retirement, he was on the staff at Children's Memorial Hospital in Chicago and was pediatrician in Downers Grove for more than 40 years, caring for many Downers Grove residents' children.
He was also an accomplished pianist.
Memorials may be made in his name to Children's Memorial Hospital, 2300 Children's Plaza, Chicago 60614.


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  • Created by: Jan Dishon
  • Added: 1 Aug 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11459890
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dr Richard Mitten Steinberg (2 Jul 1917–7 Mar 2000), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11459890, citing Graceland Cemetery, Fairbury, Livingston County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Jan Dishon (contributor 46540587) .