Steele, Barbara age 72, passed away on May 27, 2019. Barbara was born in Cincinnati, Ohio to Clarence and Marion Steele. She was preceded in death by parents. Barbara is survived by sons, Daniel Lee Steele and Michael Steele; brothers, Donald Burke Steele and David Michael Steele; 11 nieces and nephews; special friends Donna Felts, Lisa Whiticare, Connie Barrow and Patty Hays.
She was a graduate of Oak Hills High School in 1965, went to Wittenberg University in 1969 for her B.S. then received her Master’s at Southern Illinois University in Physical Education. Barbara taught Physical Education in Illinois before moving back to Cincinnati. She taught Adaptive Physical Education at Dyer School. Worked in Prebel and Butler Counties Preschool age programs. Barbara also taught at Miami University.
Barbara was instrumental in starting up the first evaluation team at Childrens Hospital for Children who were mentally handicapped and those that were abused. She was the educational component of the Team that interviewed the Child.
Family and Friends would like to thank Heartland Hospice of Lucasville for the exceptional care they gave to Barbara. We also want to thank the Staff at Valley View Manor for the Wonderful care given to Barbara. Memorial Services will be Friday, May 31, 2019 at 10:30 am in the Arlington Memorial Gardens Lakeside Chapel, 2145 Compton Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45231.