Fred G. Steiner - RIP

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Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By Louise "Mickey" Head (Cidaa1) on Tuesday, May 08, 2007 - 12:21 pm:  Edit

COL (ret) Fred G Steiner, MPC, age 89, passed away on May 7, 2007 at Trinity Hospital of Augusta GA. Survivors include his wife, Donna T Steiner. COL Steiner was a native of New York NY. He graduated from the College of the City of New York. During thirty years of service, he served in the European Theater during WWII, the Korean Conflict and the Vietnam War and was assigned as Commandant of the US Army Military Police School at Ft Gordon. Included among the US and Foreign decorations and medals he received were the Legion of Merit with Oak Leaf Cluster, the Bronze Star, the Belgium Croix de Guerre with Pal, and the Vietnam Army Distinguished Service Order. Following retirement from the Army, COL Steiner joined the realty firm of Sherman & Hemstreet in 1969 and was Vice-President of the company from 1981 until he further retired in 2004. He was past president of the Augusta Board of Realtors, State Director, GA, Association of Realtors, Past Realtor of the year, Augusta, Board of Realtors. COL Steiner was also a member and past Director of the Kiwanis Club of Augusta, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Kiwanis Club Augusta Scholarship Fund. He was designated as a George F Hixson fellow by the Kiwanis Club of Augusta in 1998. He was also awarded the Tablet of Honor by the Kiwanis Club of Augusta on October 8, 2001. This was only the second time this award had been given in the history of the Club. COL Steiner was also a Director and past Board President of the Boys and Girls Club of Augusta, and was a member of Reid Memorial Presbyterian Church where he had served as a Deacon and Elder. Funeral services will be held Thursday, May 10, 2007 at 11: AM at Reid Memorial Presbyterian Church with Rev Boyd Lien and Dr G Daniel McCall officiating. Interment with full military honors will follow in Westover Memorial Park, Augusta. Memorials may be made to the Kiwanis Scholarship Fund or the Boys and Girls Club of Augusta, 1903 Division St, Augusta GA 30904. The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 6: until 8: PM at Thomas Poteet and Son Funeral Home, 214 Davis Rd, Augusta GA 30907 (706) 364-8484. www.thomaspoteet.com. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com


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