Of Chelsea, Michigan, formerly of Okechobee, Florida, age 86, passed away Thursday, April 7, 2022 at her home in Chelsea with her family. She was born February 28, 1936 in Rose City, Michigan, the daughter of Clifford and Inez (Sheppard) Forsyth.
Alice graduated from Brighton High School in 1953. She worked in the University of Michigan Housing Administration. Alice and Robert owned and operated Gambles Hardware Store in South Lyon; and Marshland Kennels, where they bred and trained labs. She attended the United Methodist Church in Okechobee, Florida. Alice enjoyed sewing and quilting and was the most caring and wonderful person.
On July 24, 1954, Alice married Robert R. Steiner, and he preceded her in death on December 30, 2017. She is survived by her son, Russell (Ann) Steiner of Prudenville; her daughter, Peggy (Brian) Cashman of Chelsea; 11 grandchildren, Robert, Michael, Kirsten, Rebecca, Jennifer, Daniel, Stephanie, Elena, Vlada, Egar, and Nicholas; and ten great-grandchildren, Elizabeth, Harrison, Gavin, Zak, Tucker, Josie, Owen, Jackson, Wesley, and Blake. She was preceded in death by her husband; and son, Robert David Steiner.
A memorial service was held Wednesday, April 20, 3:00 pm at Cole Funeral Chapel in Chelsea, with Pastor Mark Hendricks officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to Elara Caring Hospice.
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