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James LeRoy Steele

By Melissa Lambrecht, January 08, 2018

James LeRoy Steele (Jim), formerly of Centerville, Iowa, Suffolk, Virginia and Manhattan, Kansas, died on January 4, 2018 after a long battle with stage 4 colon cancer.

Jim will be buried in Centerville, Iowa at the Sharon Chapel Cemetery, which is just down the road from the family farm.   Visitation will be at the Lange Funeral Home in Centerville, Iowa on January 18, 2018 at 1:00 p.m.  The funeral service will be on January 18, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at Lange Funeral Home in Centerville, Iowa.  Interment will follow at Sharon Chapel Cemetery.  Condolences can be sent to the family at Lange Funeral Home, 1900 South 18th Street, Centerville, Iowa 52544 or online at  In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts of remembrance can be made to The American Cancer Society, The Appanoose County 4-H Youth Foundation and the Sharon Chapel Cemetery Association Fund.

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