Paul Steinrigler

Obituary of Paul Francis "Frank" Steinrigler

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June 19, 1937 – January 22, 2022


Frank Steinrigler passed away on January 22, 2022, at the age of 84, in Cranbrook, B.C.


Frank was born in Cranbrook in 1937. He grew up at Tie Lake, where he lived with his mother Olive and father John until John's passing in 1972. He continued living and caring for Olive until her passing in 1997, eventually moving into Joseph’s Creek Village in Cranbrook.


Frank was a kind and generous man who regularly donated to charities during his lifetime. He was an avid member of the Catholic Church and a lifetime member of the Lions Club. For 50 years, he worked at the Galloway Pole Yard, eventually retiring in 1999.


During his years at Tie Lake with his mother, they would frequently travel the country. During his retirement years, he kept active and went for walks daily. His passion for travel continued after his mother’s passing and saw him go to such places as Australia, Amsterdam, and several bus tours through the United States, including along the famous Route 66 highway.


 Frank is survived by his brother Robert "Bob" Steinrigler, sister In-Law Joan Steinrigler, nieces Susan Fowler and Judy Jackson, nephews George Steinrigler and nephew In-Law Dean Jackson, grand nieces Stephanie McKenzie, Lea Mckenzie, Holly Mckenzie and Kyrie Jackson. great grand nieces Taylor Mckenzie, Brooklyn Raper, and River Hammell. 


He was predeceased by his mother Olive Steinrigler, father John Steinrigler and half-brother John Millner. 


In lieu of flowers please consider donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada.


There will be a service for Frank held on February 26, 2022, at 1: 00pm at Christ the Servant Church in Cranbrook. To join via live streaming, please click on the tab to the left on Frank’s obituary page LIVE STREAMING OF SERVICE.




Arrangements entrusted to McPherson Funeral Services.

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Funeral Service

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Saturday, February 26, 2022
Christ the Servant Church
1100 14th Ave S
Cranbrook, British Columbia, Canada
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