Paul Edward Steele, 74, of rural Hedrick, IA passed away Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at his home. A visitation will begin at noon on Friday, November 29, 2019 at the Cranston Family Funeral Home in Fairfield, IA with the family present to greet friends from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. As were Paul’s wishes his body will be cremated following the visitation. A graveside service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 30, 2019 at the Brethren Cemetery with Pastor Dianne Brokken officiating. Memorial contributions in Paul’s honor may be directed to the Friends of the NRA, Hunter Education, or to USA Shooting. Friends may sign the online guestbook at www.cranstonfamilyfuneralhome.com.
Paul was preceded in death by his parents, Edward and Gladys Harrison Steele and an infant daughter, Molly Anna Steele.
Left to share his story is his loving wife, Kathleen Steele of Hedrick, IA; two daughters, Alicia (Jacob) Roop of Packwood, IA and Amanda (Kevin) Murphy of Urbandale, IA; three grandsons, Joey, Jace, and Josh Roop, as well as many extended family and friends.