FREDERICK W. STEENSTRA INVERNESS, Fla. – Frederick W. Steenstra, 77, went home to be with the Lord Aug. 20, 2008. Born in Old Saybrook, Conn., he spent most of his childhood years in Bar Harbor. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving in the Korean War and later attended Milwaukee School of Engineering. Fred had a 35-year career in sonar electronics at General Electric, Syracuse, N.Y., retiring in 1990. He and his wife, Marian, moved to Inverness, Fla., in 1995 and were active in three bowling leagues and bridge clubs. Fred volunteered for 13 years providing daily local weather data to The St. Petersburg Times newspaper. He was a member of Tin Can Sailors Organization and also a die-hard Boston Red Sox fan. He enjoyed electronics, computers, genealogy research and remote-controlled model airplanes. He will be dearly missed by his family and friends; his wife of 48 years, Marian C. Steenstra; his son, Arnold (Chris) Steenstra and children, Edward and Rose; his daughters, Lynn and Michael Kozlowski and children, Alyssa and Raymond, Deborah and Jeffrey Eades and child, Samantha, and Alane and Anthony Kunigan and children, Daniel, Josiah and Anna. He is also survived by his sister, Barbara and Lee Alley; brothers, James and Virginia Steenstra, and Edward Steenstra; several cousins, nieces and nephews. A memorial service was held Friday, Aug. 22, at Wilder Funeral Home, Homasassa, Fla. Interment will be at Brewer Cemetery, Robbinston, at a later date. Donations may be made in Fred’s memory to Robbinston Historical Society, care of Bobbi Henkel, P.O. Box 39, Robbinston, ME 04671.