A private burial for Meta Paula Steiner Stroder of Jackson was held at Russell Heights Cemetery in Jackson. A memorial service is planned for a later date. Arrangements were handled by Hutchings Funeral Chapel in Marble Hill.
Mrs. Stroder, 94, died Wednesday, March 10, 2021, at Jackson Manor. She was born Jan. 13, 1927, in Pocahontas, daughter of Otto Herman and Augusta Petzoldt Steiner. On Sept. 2, 1951, she married Cecil D. Stroder. He preceded her in death Aug. 12, 1985.
Mrs. Stroder was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Jackson, where she taught Sunday school. She and her husband owned and operated Stroder Equipment Company, Stroder and Son Funeral Home and Stroder and Son Monument Sales. She was a long-time employee of Rozier’s department store.
Survivors include a son, Lynn (“Mike”) Stroder of St. Louis, a daughter, Carol Ann (Stroder) Ballard of Greensboro, NC, two granddaughters, Catherine Anne Ballard and Caroline Ballard, both of Greensboro, NC, a sister, Flora Limbaugh of Pocahontas and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband and three brothers, Gilbert Steiner, Nelson Steiner and Raymond Steiner.