Joseph E Stieneker, 72, of Shelbyville, passed away Monday, January 2, 2023 at his residence.
He was born March 1, 1950 to Russell W. Stieneker and Dorothea M. (Eckstein) Stieneker.
Joe graduated from Shelbyville High School in 1968.
He was a Journeyman Plumber.
He was a lifetime member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. He was a 54 year member of the Plumbers and Steamfitter Local 440, and also a 50 year member of the Knights of Columbus.
In Joe’s early years he enjoyed playing softball and trap shooting especially with the K of C. He was a big fan of Dale Earnhart.
He married Ann (Payne) Stieneker on July 6, 1968 and she survives.
Joe is also survived by his daughters, Amy (husband, Kevin) Gibson, Traci (husband, Jason) Foltz, Kimberly (husband, Mark) Rains; all of Shelbyville, grandchildren, Shelby Gibson, Jennah Foltz, Luke Foltz, Jacob Rains, Julianna Rains; his brother, Phillip, (wife, Billie) Stieneker; sister Catherine Creel, Sister-in-law Karen Stieneker, brothers-in-law, Doug (wife, Lori) Payne, Dan Payne, special Aunt, Loretta Eckstein and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brother John and grandson Nathan Gibson.
A Rosary will be recited Friday January 6, 2023 at 3:30 p.m. at Murphy-Parks Funeral Services, 703 S Harrison St., Shelbyville, visitation will follow from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be Saturday, January 7, 2023 at 10:30 a.m. St. Joseph Catholic Church with Father Mike Keucher officiating.
Burial will be in St. Vincent Catholic Cemetery.
Funeral Directors, Greg Parks, Sheila Parks, Stuart Parks, and Darin Schutt are honored to serve Joseph’s family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Nathan Gibson Scholarship Fund in care of St. Joseph School, 127 E Broadway St. Shelbyville, IN. 46176, also Riley Children Hospital 705 Riley Hospital Dr., Indianapolis IN, 46202 or the charity of your choice. Online condolences may be shared at www.murphyparks.com.