Larry Lee Steinke, age 65, of Elgin, IL, passed away on November 21, 2021. He was born December 1, 1955 in Elgin, IL to his loving parents, Earlin and Lucille Steinke.

Larry graduated from Elgin High School. He worked as a ink manufacturer.

Larry was married to Rita Graf for 19 years. Together they raised two sons before they divorced.

Loved ones will remember Larry as an all-around nice guy. He enjoyed going to the races, motorcycles, and camping.

Larry was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his sons, Henry Steinke and James Steinke; and grandsons, James Steinke and Johnny Steinke.

A memorial will be held from 2:00pm until funeral service at 4:00pm, Saturday, December 11, 2021 at Symonds-Madison Funeral Home, 305 Park Street, Elgin, IL 60120.  Michael Murschel will be officiating.

Mourners are encouraged to review the funeral home COVID-19 public health policies ahead of time.

To access the visitation remotely, loved ones are encouraged to log on safe from home via (Meeting ID: 816 0538 1647, Password: 957941).

Interment will be private.

Final arrangements entrusted to Symonds-Madison Funeral Home. For more information, call 847-741-1128 or visit

3 Replies to “Larry Lee Steinke”

  1. Love and prayers to Henry and the family.
    Joe and Armida
    John 3:16

  2. RIP my friend. God be with you.

  3. Rest in Peace meant a lot to the Graf family, we have lots of memories while growing up. God be with you, & lots of love & prayers for James & Henry & family….

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