Virginia L. Steinman, 87 of Springfield, Mo., formerly of Hannibal, died at 3:31 a.m. Sunday, March 28, 2010, at John’s Hospital in Springfield.


Virginia L. Steinman, 87, of Springfield, Mo., formerly of Hannibal, died at 3:31 a.m. Sunday, March 28, 2010, at John’s Hospital in Springfield.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 31, at Smith Funeral Home & Chapel. Pastor Wes Tischer will officiate. Burial will follow at Antioch Cemetery. Visitation will be on Wednesday from 10 a.m. until time of service at Smith Funeral Home & Chapel.
Virginia was born in Monroe County on Jan. 13, 1923, a daughter of Thomas and Leta Van Horn Mowen.
She was married in Hannibal on June 25, 1944, to Wilburt E. Steinman.
He survives along with one daughter and three sons, Janet Woodland of Springfield, with whom Virginia and Wilburt made their home the past two years; Roger (Barb) Steinman and Tony (Robin) Steinman, of Hannibal and Raymond (Janet) Steinman of Monroe City. Other survivors include a brother, Bobby Mowen of Atlanta, Ga.; four grandchildren, Sean Steinman, Kimberly Steinman, Jim Steinman and Stacy Steinman Wescoe; four great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by three sisters; and three brothers.
Virginia was a former member of Lindell Avenue Christian Church. She had also worked as a cook in St. Thomas Seminary. She enjoyed vegetable gardening, raising flowers, bird watching and attending yard sales. She had a love for life and helping others.
Memorials may be made to the family, in care of Smith Funeral Home & Chapel.