Julia M. Steele
May 11, 1934 - December 6, 2020
Julia M. Steele, 86, Michigan City, Indiana, passed away Sunday, December 6, 2020 in her home.
Private family burial has taken place in Swan Lake Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Michigan City, Indiana. Arrangements are being handled by the Ott/Haverstock Funeral Chapel, 418 Washington St., Michigan City, Indiana.
She was born May 11, 1934 in Chicago, Illinois to the late Timothy and Mary (Reen) Galvin. On June 16, 1962 in Brookfield, Illinois she married Harvey J. Steele who preceded her in death on July 19, 2001.
Surviving are three sons, James J. Steele and Steven M. Steele both of Michigan City, Indiana and Michael S. (Cleo) Steele of Burlingame, CA; two grandsons, Matthew and Danny Steele along with two sisters, Mary Simmons, Eileen Miles and four brothers, Timothy, John, Patrick and Thomas Galvin; her loving pet cat, Ralph; She was preceded in death by her brother, James Galvin;
Julia attended catholic schools throughout her school years and attended Queen of all Saints Catholic Church where she was a former CCD teacher. She had previously worked at the Marquette Mall Fashion Bug store. She enjoyed in her early days working in the concession stand at Brookfield Zoo. "In her youth traveling with friends, they met a famous celebrity, whom she didn't recognize but received his autograph and later threw it away while cleaning not realizing the importance.............and that celebrity was Elvis Presley".
Contributions may be made to Alzheimer's Services of Northern Indiana P.O. Box 4204 South Bend, IN 46634.
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