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  Name Betty Steinman
Date Of Birth 8/18/1943 
Date Of Death 11/8/2008 
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Betty Carolyn (Gladman) Steinman grabbed her big sister Leta by the hand and departed from this world at 11:30 a.m. on November 8, 2008 in her Sheridan, Missouri home of 34 years. She spent the last months surrounded by the love and care of her children, family and friends.
Betty entered this world on August 18, 1943 in Maryville, Missouri, born to Edward Glee and Thelma Christine (Weigart) Gladman. Betty was the 6th of twelve children born to this union. She is survived by her mother of Mound City, Missouri, four brothers: Carroll (Charlene) Gladman, Hopkins, Missouri; Melvin (Sandy) Gladman, Mound City, Missouri; Ronnie Gladman, St. Petersburg, Florida; Dennis (Tina) Gladman, Skidmore, Missouri; three sisters: Vera Larson, Olathe, Kansas, Sherrie Mackey, Riverton, Wyoming, and Beverly (Mike) George, Oregon, Missouri.
She was preceded in death by her father and four siblings: Laverne Gladman, Marvin Gladman, Leta Emerich, and infant sister Mary Gladman. Betty’s eyes would sparkle when she would talk about her childhood memories, and she felt she was truly blessed to grow up in such a large family and had nothing but love for every one of them. This experience prepared her for the patience and strength she would need for her own family.
Betty entered into marriage to James Oliver Steinman in Grant City, on October 2nd, 1961. They were married 43 years when Jim passed away May 22nd, 2004. to this union five children were born: Joseph Raymond (Tina) Steinman, Sheridan, Missouri; James Oliver (Rochelle) Steinman, Jr., Hopkins, Missouri; John Luke Steinman, Sheridan, Missouri; Heather Dawn (Travis) Gray, Hopkins, Missouri; and Rebecca Evonne (John) Stephenson, Sheridan, Missouri. Twenty grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
Over the years Betty had sold Avon, helped run Jim’s gun shop out of the home, worked at the Worth County Convalescent Center with her daughters as a dishwasher, was a secretary for Rosecrans Chevrolet and J & B Chevrolet in Hopkins, Missouri, traveled with her husband to gun shows and flea markets on weekends, and later opened the military surplus store, consignment store in Maryville, Missouri. She had also devoted a lot of her time throughout the years being a care giver for several family members. She lovingly took care of her husband in the home up until his passing. She enjoyed sewing, making quilts, reading and putting together puzzles in her free time. Many hours were sent sewing together western shirts for the boys or matching short outfits for the girls when they were younger. As the grandchildren came along, they would often share in craft projects, baking, card games, or just cuddling or talking.
Those who knew her were truly blessed as she had so much love to share. She will be fondly remembered and will be cherished in our hearts forever.
Funeral Services were Tuesday, November 11, 2008 at the Prugh-Dunfee Funeral Home, Grant City with burial in the Isadora Cemetery, Grant City.