Eugene Steinbach

Eugene “Gene” Steinbach, 74, Columbus, died at home on Friday, March 30, 2012, after a long battle with melanoma. He was a longtime 3M construction worker and former employee of Carlos Avery.

A celebration of his life was Tuesday, April 3 at Hope Free Lutheran Church, 18323 Lexington Ave.,  Wyoming.

A private interment took place at Calvary Cemetery, Forest Lake.

He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Sally; two children, Gina (Scott) Isaac, and Tony; grandchildren, Jamie, Andy, Katie, Adam and Ashley; five great-grandchildren; one sister, Mary Ann (Don) Mielke.

He was preceded in death by one daughter, Debbie Bennett.

Cards and memorials may be sent to the family in care of Mattson Funeral Home, 343 North Shore Drive, Forest Lake, MN, 55025.