Lillian “Marie” May Steinbeiss was born on November 21, 1929 to Sallie and Luther Wilkes of Vidalia, Georgia. She entered into eternal life June 14, 2020 in Palm Desert, CA.
Marie lived much of her life in Huntington Harbor and Irvine, CA before retiring in 2003, to Palm Desert, CA. Marie worked in the appliance and electronics industry as both a business owner and magazine publisher of Rental Dealer News. She and her husband Rudy, of 34 years, worked together on the magazine and enjoyed traveling and visiting with friends and family.
She is survived by her husband Rudy Steinbeiss of Palm Desert, CA, son Michael Dodds, two grandchildren (one predeceased), her sister and brother-in-law Margret & Roy Gonzalez of San Antonio, TX, sister Juanita Reardon (predeceased), as well as many family and friends.
A Memorial/Wake will take place in Fall of 2020.