CYPRESS, Texas — Ione Steinbrink Hiser, 69, of Retreat Trail, Cypress, Texas, passed away Thursday, May 5, 2011, at the Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas.
She was born July 10, 1941, in Newcastle, Pa., to the late Robert Henry and Florence (Cable) Steinbrink. Ione enjoyed bicycling, reading, sewing and quality time with her family on the beach in Florida. She was a dog lover at heart and took great delight in her wire hair fox terriers named Higgins, Rocky, Bubba and Peaches.
She is survived by her husband of 42 years, Lawrence V. Hiser Jr.; a son, Fritz Barrett Hiser and his wife, Julie Hiser, of Houston, Texas; and a brother, Robert Cable Steinbrink of Sonora, Calif.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
A graveside service will be held Saturday, May 14, at 11 a.m. in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens. The Rev. Marvin Haught will be officiating. The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home of Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Ione Steinbrink Hiser.
Memorial contributions in Ione’s name may be made to American Fox Terrier Rescue, Kathy Lauer, AFTR Treasurer, 8738 Prestwick Parkway, Brooklyn Park, MN 55443. To view this obituary or leave a private condolence, visit http://www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.