MOUNT VERNON — Denisea R. Steinwender, 50, of Mount Vernon died Saturday, Dec. 5, 2009, at Knox Community Hospital.
She was born Oct. 1, 1959, in Columbus to the late Ray and Rosemary (Pack) Bowens. A graduate of South High School in 1978, she retired from the Department of Corrections for the State of Ohio in 2009.
She is survived by her high school sweetheart and husband of 31 years, Larry Steinwender; son, Jason of Mount Vernon; daughter, Ashley Karas of Centerburg; grandchildren, Nicolas, Briana, Jordan; brother, Bruce Bowens (Carol); sister, Stacy Bowens; dear friend and sister-in-law, Robin (Johnny) Szalapato; sister-in-law, Susan (Tom) Kitchen; brother-in-law, Rick Steinwender; nieces, nephews and many good friends.
Friends may call Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m. at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Sunbury, where services will be held Friday at 11 a.m. Burial will follow in Mount Liberty Cemetery.
Condolences at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.