Dorothy I. Steele, 80, of Slater, died Monday, March 14, 2011, at the Big Bend Retreat in Slater.
Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, March 18, 201,1 at Weiker Funeral Home in Slater, with Rev. Jess Spurgin officiating. Burial will be at a later date in Slater City Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to Best Friends .org.
Born Jan. 22, 1931, in La Junta, Colo., she was the daughter of the late George Diehl Sr. and Ilma Tapscott Diehl. On March 23, 1950, in Rocky Ford, Colo., she married Clyde Steele who preceded her in death on July 10, 1993. She worked as a personal loan clerk at Wood & Huston Bank in Marshall for many years until her retirement.
She is survived by two daughters, Kelly Steele Smith of Sacramento, Calif., and Kathy Kleine of San Juan Capistrano, Calif.; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two brothers, John Diehl of Warsaw and George Diehl Jr. of La Junta, Colo.; and one sister, Margaret Crane of Slater. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Claudia Theisen; and three brothers.