Former Bluffton resident Evan B. Steiner died Feb. 19, 2017, in Florida, where he lived.
He was born on April 28, 1924, in Bluffton, Ohio, to Mary (Balmer) and Soloman Steiner. On April 5, 1947, he married Betty Kohli; and, this year they would have celebrated 70 years of marriage.
His children are Carol (Tom) Bell, Westerville, Ohio/Hobe Sound, Fla.; Greg (Chris), Hobe Sound, Fla.,/Indian River, Mich.; Bob (Patsy), Hobe Sound, Fla./Highlands, N.C.
He has eight grand-children, 17 great grandchildren, and two great-great grandchildren.