JoAnn Marie Steck

Monday, August 1, 2011

JoAnn Marie Steck, age 70, of Storm Lake, died Thursday, July 21, 2011 at the Methodist Manor Retirement Community in Storm Lake.

Funeral service will take place Thursday, July 28, at 11 a.m. at the Lakeside Presbyterian Church in Storm Lake. Burial will be in the Storm Lake Cemetery. In lieu of flowers a memorial fund has been established in JoAnn's name. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake is in charge of the arrangements.

JoAnn Marie was born on Oct. 22, 1940 to Greeno and Margaret (Peltz) Faine in Fort Dodge. As an infant she was baptized into the First Presbyterian Church in Fort Dodge where she was also confirmed in 1954. Growing up JoAnn attended grade school in Fort Dodge and graduated from Fort Dodge Senior High School in 1958. After high school she furthered her education at the Fort Dodge Junior College.

On June 20, 1959 JoAnn was united in marriage to Sidney Allen Steck at the First Presbyterian Church in Fort Dodge. This union was blessed with three children: Kirk Allen, Kelli Jo and Kevin Lee.

JoAnn worked in Sidney's Chiropractic Office as an assistant and taught aerobic classes at the Senior Center, Church and Fitness Center. She was active in the Lakeside Presbyterian Church in Storm Lake where she served as an elder and was part of the Stephens Ministry. JoAnn was a member of PEO and the Lake Creek Country Club. JoAnn treasured all the times she was able to spend with family, grandchildren and friends. She also enjoyed traveling, playing golf, and her birthday group. JoAnn will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her.

Those left to cherish her memory include her husband, Sidney Steck of Storm Lake; children: Kelli (Todd) Mulder of Granger; and Kevin (Gloria) Steck of Torrance, Calif.; grandchildren: Kody Mulder; Taylor Mulder; Ryan Steck; and Hailey Steck; mother, Margaret Faine (Frank) Glaser; brothers: Dr. Jim (Jan) Faine of Storm Lake; and Dr. John (Amy) Faine of Bowling Green, Ky.; sister, Janet (Will) Zabel of Fort Dodge; extended family and many friends.

JoAnn was preceded in death by her son, Kirk Steck; and father, Greeno Faine.