Betty Steiber, 93, of Lansing, Iowa died Monday, November 25, 2019 at Thornton Manor, Lansing, Iowa. Betty was born on September 10, 1926 to Dewey & Lula (Brockmeyer) Gramlich. She graduated from Lansing High School in 1943. Following school, she worked at the Lansing Button Factory for three years. Betty was united in marriage with Bernard Steiber on June 8, 1946 at the E.U.B. Church in Lansing. After a honeymoon to Chicago they farmed together for fifty-five years. She was a stay at home mom but was always busy with caring for the children, helping with things on the farm and raising a big garden, including strawberry and raspberry patches, which she loved to share with family, neighbors and friends.
Betty was involved in many groups and activities over the years for her church, Farm Bureau, volunteer at Thornton Manor, balance class and bowling. She loved to bake and serve others. Her favorite TV shows were Iowa Hawkeye basketball, Wheel of Fortune and the Lawrence Welk Show.
Survivors include four children, Monte (Ann) Steiber of Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin, Neal (Debbie) Steiber of Lansing, Iowa, Nancy (Bruce) Novak of Mesquite, Texas and Robin (Robert) Hyde of Plymouth, Minnesota; seven, grandchildren, Marc (Tabitha) Steiber, Adam (Beth) Steiber, Kris Steiber, Chad (Rachael) Steiber, Ross (Kim) Steiber, Ryan (Amber) Novak and Rachel (Troy) McMillen; ten great grandchildren; sister, Shirley (Harold) Marti; and many nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Dewey & Lula Gramlich; husband, Bernard; brother, Mit (Belva) Gramlich.
Memorials can be given to Lansing United Methodist Church or Thornton Manor Nursing Home.
Visitation will be held from 9-11 am on Monday, December 2, 2019 at United Methodist Church in Lansing, Iowa
Funeral Service will be at 11:00 am on Monday, December 2, 2019 at United Methodist Church, Lansing, Iowa.
Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery, Lansing, Iowa.
Thornburg-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Lansing, Iowa is helping the family with arrangements.