Joseph G. Steele Sr

Alton | Saturday, March 11 2017

Joseph G. Steele Sr., 64, died at 8:37 a.m. Saturday, March 11, 2017 at OSF St. Anthony’s Health Center in Alton. Born November 16, 1952 in Alton, he was the son of Gerald and Lupe (Torrez) Steele. He is survived by his longtime companion, Mary Austin of Alton, one son, Joseph G. Steele Jr. of Portland, Oregon, three daughters, Antonia Steele of Portland, Oregon, Angela Steele of Portland, Oregon, and Bobbie Jo Steele of Centerville, MO and 15 grandchildren. Surviving also are, three brothers, Charlie Steele of Granite City, Martin Steele of Brighton and Robert Steele of East Alton, and two sisters, Lisa McBride of East Alton and Martha Lair of Rosewood Heights. Also surviving are Mary’s children, Allen Austin of Alton, Justin Austin of Cottage Hills, and Holly (Austin) Wright of Roxana and Mary's grandchildren and great grandchildren. Along with his parents he was preceded in death by three brothers, Richard, Gerald and John Steele. Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. until time of funeral service at 11:00 a.m. Monday, March 20, 2017 at Gent Funeral Home in Alton. Burial will be at Upper Alton Cemetery. Online guestbook and information may be found at

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