John L. Steele



John L. Steele

June 3, 1945- June 22, 2023

John Steele passed away at the age of 78, in Omaha, NE. He was preceded in death by his parents, William L. Steele Jr., and Virginia Mullen Steele; brother, Bill Steele III; and nephew, Cary Steele.

He is survived by his6920 daughter, Jill Richter (Brandon), Highlands Ranch, CO; grandchildren, Morgan, William, and Emma; sister, Sidney Steele McCahill (Pat), Omaha, NE; former wife, Patricia Steele, Omaha, NE; many cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends from all over the country.

John grew up in Omaha and graduated from Creighton Prep in 1963. He was a state champion swimmer and received several college scholarships. He attended the University of Oklahoma and University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

After 30 years with Union Pacific Railroad, John retired to Colorado to be closer to his daughter, her husband, and his grandchildren, who loved their Papa.

CELEBRATION OF LIFE: Saturday, July 29, 2023 4:30 pm- 6:30 pm at Legends, 6920 Pacific St. In lieu of flowers, memorials will be directed by the family. Private Family Burial: Calvary Cemetery.

1 Condolence

  • Morgan Richter Posted July 10, 2023 10:57 pm

    My grandpa was the most loving and caring person on Earth. I am so lucky to have had such a kind hearted person in my life. He will be missed dearly by all of us. Rest in peace, I love you and miss you Papa.

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