Gladys Steele

STEELE, Gladys Louise Gruse, 86, of Wheeling, passed away on Thursday, July 25, 2013, at Good Shepherd Nursing Home.

She was born February 14, 1927, in Ohio County, WV, daughter of the late Paul and Mae Williamson Gruse.

Mrs. Steele was a retired clerk from the former M. Marsh & Son of Wheeling. She was a member of the Elm Grove United Methodist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Byron Oliver Steele in 2012; six brothers; and two sisters.

Surviving are a step son, Robert Steele of Logan, OH; three step-grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; a daughter-in-law, Mary Brandal and her husband, Bob of Grafton, OH; and several nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received on Monday, July 29, 2013, at the Kepner Funeral Home, 166 Kruger Street, Elm Grove, Wheeling (304-242-2311), from 11 a.m. until time of service at 1 p.m. with the Reverend Bryan D. Carpenter officiating. Interment in Greenwood Cemetery, Wheeling.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Elm Grove United Methodist Church, 125 Kruger Street, Wheeling, WV 26003.

Personal condolences may be offered to the family at www.kepnerfuneral. com.