Jo Ann Steinke, 88, died peacefully in her home in Aurora, CO on Friday April 2, 2021.
Jo was born in Sherman, Texas on February 4th, 1933. She was adopted by Floyd and Opal Chambers. Jo’s childhood was spent in Richardson, Texas until she married Frank Steinke and moved to Colorado, where she lived for the rest of her life.
Jo worked as a bank teller for 35 years and was a member of the Arvada Elks. She got a lot of joy from coordinating weddings with the Elks and being the Easter bunny every year. She enjoyed bowling and competed in various leagues. Jo loved coin collecting, country dancing, slot machines, the mountains (especially Grand Lake) and watching Murder She Wrote and MASH.
Survivors include Shawn Michael Steinke (son), Savannah Steinke (daughter-in-law), Chase Steinke (grandson), and Jean Whitby (twin sister). Jo is proceeding in death by her husband, Frank, who died in 1980.
Services will be held on Tuesday, April 13th, at Horan and McConaty in Aurora. Visitation at 8:30am followed by her celebration of life ceremony at 9:30am. Jo will be buried at Ft Logan National Cemetery with her husband.