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Jerome C. Steketee

May 16, 1931 — February 22, 2020


Jerome C. Steketee,

88, passed away February 22, 2020.  He was a graduate of the University of Michigan (1953) and Stonier Graduate School of Banking.  Jerome had a successful 25 year career in banking, serving in various capacities including President and Chairman of Indiana Mortgage Corporation; retiring from Indiana National Corp. in 1987.

In the 70’s, Jerome served as General Chairman of a successful fund drive for the Children’s Museum which subsequently led to being elected to their board of trustees, later serving a term as their president.  Jerome was also an active member and past president of the University Club.

In retirement, he enjoyed tennis, biking, computers, and most recently painting.

Jerome is survived by his wife, Cheri; and son, Peter.

Visitation will be held at A.R.N. Funeral & Cremation Services, 11411 N. Michigan Rd., on Saturday, February 29th from 2 – 4 PM.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Indianapolis Art Center, 820 E. 67th St., Indpls, IN 46220 or the Children’s Museum, 3000 N. Meridian St., Indpls, IN 46208.

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Saturday, February 29, 2020

2:00 - 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

Aaron - Ruben - Nelson Mortuary, Indianapolis

6602 Hoover Road, Indianapolis, IN 46260

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