|Birth: ||Mar. 8, 1968|
|Death: ||Nov. 15, 2009|
MORTON, IL - Sheila R. Steffen, 41, of Morton died at 6:10 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 15, 2009, at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria, IL.
She was born March 8, 1968, in Elgin, Ill., to Elmer and Eleanor (Grimm) Steffen.
Surviving are her mother, Eleanor Steffen of Morton; three sisters, Cheryl (and John) Knobloch of Morton, Denise (and David) Scheitlin of Champaign, Ill., and Jolene (and Jonathan) Rocke of Morton; and four brothers, Jonathan (and Janine) Steffen of Crystal Lake, Ill., Kent (and Joanne) Steffen and Gordon (and Martha) Steffen, both of Peoria, and Steven Steffen of Morton.
She was preceded in death by her father in 1972.
For the past several years, Sheila enjoyed working at Tazewell County Resource Center.
She participated in and won several awards in the Special Olympics. She enjoyed bowling and basketball, was a word search puzzle master, and loved singing hymns and spending time with her family.
Sheila touched many lives with her joy and perseverance through her many physical challenges, and attended the Apostolic Christian Church. Sheila truly loved the Lord, and all who knew her will miss her greatly.
Her family would like to sincerely thank all those who loved and cared for Sheila for so many years at Apostolic Christian Timber Ridge.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2009, at the Morton Apostolic Christian Fellowship Hall, with church ministers officiating. Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2009, at the fellowship hall. Burial will be in the Apostolic Christian Church Cemetery in Peoria. Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home in Morton is handling arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Apostolic Christian Timber Ridge, 2125 Veterans Road, Morton, IL 61550.
Published in the Peoria Journal Star on 11/16/2009
Apostolic Christian Cemetery (Edwards)
Created by: Jeanette
Record added: Nov 23, 2009
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