Dr. John H. Steiner, Waupaca, WI. April 17, 1917 – March 25, 2012. “Doc” Steiner was a man of countless experiences, numerous talents, and selfless dedication to his family and his community. John was born to Herbert R. and Myrle N. (Young) Steiner on April 17, 1917. He grew up in Stevens Point and graduated from Stevens Point High School and UW Stevens Point. He worked his way through college by setting rails for the Soo Line railroad and playing a mean saxophone and clarinet throughout his college years in various jazz and big bands. He taught high school physics and history and coached at Waunakee High School before attending Marquette Medical College. John began his medical career during World War II as a doctor and lieutenant in the United States Navy stationed at Savannah, GA. At the end of the war, John married Lucile Winkel and settled in Waupaca serving the community in private medical practice for over 38 years. He served as coroner and health officer for Waupaca County. Doc also served on the Waupaca School Board and was named the district’s first ever “fan of the year.” He was a member of the Waupaca Masonic Lodge and First United Methodist Church. He was President of the UW-Stevens Point Foundation, a past member of the Farmers State Bank board, served 23 years on the Waupaca Police and Fire Commission, and was a member of the Waupaca Fine Arts Festival Committee and longtime Community Chorus member. “Doc” was honored for his 50 years of service by the State Medical Society of Wisconsin and the Wisconsin legislature. He was a charter member of the American Academy of Family Physicians and served the citizens of the Waupaca area all those years, retiring from medical practice in 1986. He was honored in ceremonies at Marquette University in 1995 as an outstanding alumnus and for his years of medical service. Doc loved golf, woodworking, fishing, his grandchildren and great grandsons, and just enjoying the peace and quiet at his little family cottage on the Chain. Survivors include his children: Dr. John W. (Bridie) Steiner, Neenah, WI; Judy Steiner, Waupaca; Joan (Michael) Schultz, Waupaca, and Jane Steiner, Waupaca. He is also survived by his grandchildren: Michael (Briana) Steiner, Neenah; Dr. Lori Steiner (Dr. Nick Deer), Eden Prairie, MN; Megan (Jeremy) Hook, Neenah; Emily Schultz-Fellenz (David Fellenz), Los Alamos, NM, and Elliot Schultz, Los Alamos, NM; three great grandsons: David Steiner, Jackson Hook, and Michael Steiner, Jr., and his sister, Nancy Van Dyke, Madison, WI, as well as other nieces, nephews, and friends. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lucile, his parents, and his brother, Robert Steiner. A memorial service will be held at the Holly Funeral Home in Waupaca, WI on Saturday, April 7, 2012 at 1:00 PM. A visitation will be held on Friday, April 6, 2012 from 4:00 – 7:00 PM, and again on Saturday from 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM. A Masonic service will be held on Friday, April 6, 2012 at 7:00 PM with Waupaca Masonic Lodge #123 F&AM, officiating. In lieu of flowers memorials can be directed to the Waupaca Red Cross, Waupaca Fine Arts Festival, Meals on Wheels, Waupaca Volunteer Fire Dept., or the Waupaca Police Dept. in memory of Dr. John H. Steiner. The Holly Funeral Home of Waupaca, WI is assisting the family with arrangements. The family wishes to express our grateful thanks to our angel, Sue McCarville and her canine companions, for their complete devotion and affectionate care of our dad.