Dorothy M <I>Fresenburg</I> Steffen

Dorothy M Fresenburg Steffen

Birth
Death 29 Mar 2015 (aged 86)
Burial Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA
Plot Section R Site 448
Memorial ID 144397665 · View Source
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Dorothy M. Steffen, 86, of Springfield, died at 8:30 a.m. on Sunday, March 29, 2015 at Villa Healthcare East in Sherman.

Dorothy was born October 27, 1928 in St. Louis, MO, the daughter of Clemens and Elizabeth Knopfel Fresenburg. She married William L. Steffen on November 20, 1948 in St. Louis, MO.

Dorothy worked for Horace Mann briefly, but spent the majority of her life as a homemaker. She was a member of St. Aloysius Church, St. Aloysius Choir, Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary, St. Louise de Marillac, Catholic Daughters of America, and volunteered as a Samaritan at St. John's Hospital and with Meals on Wheels. Dorothy enjoyed baking, cooking, was an avid Cardinals Fan, collected angels, and was known for being a wonderful mother and grandmother.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Carol Steffen; and one brother, Frank Fresenburg.

She is survived by her husband, William; three sons, Gary , Michael and Robert, daughters, Ellen and Elaine ; 16 grandchildren,; 16 great-grandchildren; one sister, Elizabeth and several nieces and nephews.

Burial will follow at Camp Butler National Cemetery.


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  • Created by: Jean S
  • Added: 30 Mar 2015
  • Find A Grave Memorial 144397665
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dorothy M Fresenburg Steffen (27 Oct 1928–29 Mar 2015), Find A Grave Memorial no. 144397665, citing Camp Butler National Cemetery, Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Jean S (contributor 46844283) .