In memoriam: Jack Steinhoff

Former Fermilab Fire Chief Jack Steinhoff died on Sunday, Jan. 8. He was 63.

Steinhoff came to work at Fermilab as a fireman in August 1975 and retired in August 2012. For 18 of those years, he served the laboratory’s fire chief.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 12, at Turner-Eighner Funeral Home at 13160 Rt. 34 W. in Somonauk, Illinois. Burial will follow at Oak Ridge Cemetery in Sandwich, Illinois. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 11, with a Fire Department walk-through beginning at 7 p.m. Memorials may be directed to the charity of your choice.

Read Steinhoff’s obituary.