Harvey was born July 15, 1922 in Fort Wayne, a son of the late Harvey and Lucille (Merilett) Steinbacher. He lived most of his life in the Fort Wayne area and was a graduate of Leo High School, and was a self-employed Carpenter from 1955 until his retirement in 1993. He was a great lover of dogs.
The survivors include his children, John A. (Margaret) Steinbacher of Fort Wayne, Indiana, Georgia M. (Randy) Elijah, Alberta B. (Dennis) Coil, both of Albion; Charles D. Steinbacher of Ligonier, and Harvey J. Steinbacher of Churubusco. Also surviving are his brothers and sisters, William Steinbacher of LaOtto, Jean, Floyd, and Lewis Steinbacher, all of Fort Wayne, Roseanne Hinkle of Grabill, Sharon Harter of Garrett, Steven Steinbacher of Harlan, and nine grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson. He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Wayne Steinbacher, and two sisters, Margie Newnswander and Annabelle Reinebaugh.
At Harvey’s request, the family is honoring his wishes; that there be no services or calling hours.
Sheets and Childs Funeral Home of Churubusco have been entrusted with the arrangements. Memorial contributions may be directed to the Noble County Humane Society.
Condolences are to www.sheetsandchilds.net.