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Obituary of Robert Steele – CA

STEELE, Robert “Poppy” Glen Robert “Poppy” Glen Steele born July 29, 1927 in Indianapolis Indiana and moved to Whittier in 1966 died January 21, 2014 at the age of 86. Robert is a World War II veteran and life member of VFW Post 3752, Santa Fe Springs, California. “Poppy” enjoyed old movies, going to the Los Alamitos Race Track and traveling to Arizona with his son and daughter-in-law. He was preceded in death by his wife, Juanita and son Bruce. The surviving family includes: daughter Alice Schattilly (Steve) of Las Vegas and sons Robert Steele II (Marilyn) of Indianapolis, Indiana; James Steele (Jeannine) of Whittier, California; Charles Steele (Karen) from Manteca, California. He is survived by 14 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. A viewing will be held at White Emerson Mortuary in Whittier on Tuesday, February 4, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Services will be held at Riverside National Cemetery on Thursday, February 6, 2014 at 11:15 AM. Check out WhiteEmerson.com