Henry W. Steffgen
1893 — 1974
Grafton Rites for Henry W. Steffgen
Henry W. Steffgen of Hastings, formerly of Geneva, passed away Sunday, December 22, 1974. He was 81.
Funeral services will be conducted from St. Helena's Catholic church in Grafton at 10 a.m. Friday, December 27, 1974, with interment in Holy Cross cemetery, Grafton.
Source: The Nebraska Signal, of Geneva, Fillmore County, Nebraska; December 1974 [no day provided]. This transcription and citation were provided by Jane Michel.
Grafton Rites Are Held for Henry Steffgen
Henry Steffgen, son of Michael and Marie Steffgen, was born October 26, 1893. He passed away December 22, 1974, at the Mary Lanning hospital in Hastings.
He was united in marriage to Clara Spohn in 1916. To this union was born three sons; Michael, Paul and Lawrence, and one daughter, Alice.
Henry, a former resident of Fillmore county, has made his home at Memory Manor of Exeter the past three years.
Preceding him in death are his parents, Michael and Marie Steffgen; a sister, Mrs. Katherine Budler; also an infant sister.
Survivors include his children; Michael of Salem, Ore.; Paul of Winthrop Arbor, Ill.; Lawrence of Tracy, Cal., and Mrs. William (Alice) Fiegenbaum of Albany, Ore., also a sister, Mrs. Hannah Berkbigler of Geneva and nieces and nephews.
Rosary was held December 26 in Geneva. Funeral services were held at St. Helena church in Grafton, Friday, December 27, with Rev. Urban Schmitt officiating. Mrs. Paul O'Connor and daughters were in charge of the music.
Pallbearers were Wayne Budler, Bernard Budler, Joseph Reinsch, W. W. Biegert, Floyd Pontine and Cecil Perkins, nephews of the deceased. Burial was in the family lot in the Holy Cross cemetery in Grafton. Farmer & Son Funeral Home of Geneva was in charge.
Source: The Nebraska Signal, of Geneva, Fillmore County, Nebraska; 2 January 1975. This transcription and citation were provided by Jane Michel.