Alvin A. Steinbach

Alvin A. Steinbach

Alvin A. Steinbach, 92, a resident of Moses Lake passed away Sunday, October 13, 2013 at Columbia Crest Care Center. Alvin was born on November 3, 1920 to Otto and Emilie Steinbach in Jarvis, Missouri.

He served in the Army from 1945 to 1947. On May 6, 1950 Alvin married Maurine Mundt. They lived in Seattle for 14 years where Alvin worked as a carpenter doing interior finish work on new homes. In 1964 Alvin and Maurine and their four daughters moved to the family ranch in Okanogan County near Molson where they raised beef cattle, hay and grain along the Canadian border. They retired to Moses Lake in 1993 to be close to family. Alvin was a member of Grace Lutheran Church.

Web-Obit-Veteran-FlagAlvin is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Maurine; sister Edna Pooker of Festus, Mo., brother Lorenz Steinbach of Hillsboro, Mo; four daughters, LeAnn (Frank) Duchow of Moses Lake, Jan (Ken) Roach of Tacoma, Carol Macro of Winnetka, Calif. and Diane (Greg) Paul of Boxford, Mass. and nine grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.

Alvin was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and two sisters.

Viewing will be held from noon to 7 p.m., Friday, Oct. 18, 2013 at Kayser’s Chapel with family greeting friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, October 19th at Guarding Angels Cemetery, 2595 Rd. L NE. Please sign the online guestbook or leave a note for the family at

Arrangements are in care of Kayser’s Chapel and Crematory.