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Obituary: Barbara J. Steele

Barbara J. Steele, 64, of Jamestown, Ohio, passed Monday, July 30, 2012 in her residence with her loving family by her side. She was born April 27, 1948 in Springfield, Ohio, the daughter of the late Wilford and Betty (Shinkle) Lewis. Barbara was a graduate of Miami Jacobs Business College and worked 30 years at Antioch College in Yellow Springs in the department of Development and  Alumni Relations. She enjoyed traveling and spending time with her grandchildren. Barbara loved her family and will be sadly missed by them and everyone who knew and loved her. Survivors include her devoted husband of 45 years, Kenneth E. Steele; one daughter, Stephanie (Judd) Quirk of Burlington; one son, Scott (Kelly) Steele of Springboro, Ohio; one brother, Wilford Lewis Jr. and five grandchildren, Austin, Zack, Chandler, MacKenzie and Brady. She was preceded in death by her parents. Visitation will be held on Thursday, August 02, 2012 from 6-8 p.m. in the McColaugh Funeral Home, Inc., 826 N. Detroit Street, Xenia, Ohio 45385. Funeral services will be held on Friday at 1 p.m. in the funeral home. Burial will follow in the Valley View Memorial Gardens. Online condolences may be made to the family at