EDITH A. STEFFEN
Edith A. (Mrs. Paul A.) Steffen, age 96, of Faribault, died on Saturday, June 27, 2009 at the Sterling House of Faribault.
Services will be held on Tuesday, June 30, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. at the First English Lutheran Church, Faribault with the Reverend Richard L. Jorgensen, officiating. Interment will be held in the Zumbrota Cemetery.
Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the services in the church on Tuesday.
Arrangements are being completed by the Boldt Funeral Home, Faribault.
Edith Amelia, the daughter of Hans Peter and Amelia (Stark) Rasmussen was born on January 15, 1913 in Hope. She married Paul A. Steffen on October 18, 1932 and he preceded her in death on May 14, 1999. Edith enjoyed playing bridge and golf, reading, fishing, shelling in Florida and the Minnesota Twins.
She is survived by three children, Audrey (and William) Steigauf of Faribault, Gary (and Judy) Steffen of Faribault and Denny (and Marti) Steffen of Rochester; nine grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; six siblings, Louella Ahlborn, Mamie Graif, Helen Nelson, Elsie Grunwald, Clarence and Harvey Rasmussen.
Denny and family, I am so sorry for your loss. I pray you find peace and joy in your memories of her. God Bless, Kathy Nerlien
I have always told you that you hold a special place in my heart. The moment that I met you I knew that I had a friend till the end. The memories that I have, I will hold close to my heart forever and share with my family that you crossed in my life. I met a very special lady. That always made me laugh, Coming into work you made it more special for me... knowing I got to see you, THANK YOU .......! I want to Thank,,, your kids for having the trust in me to care for someone so special to them. Edith you have a special family I will never forget you or your kids.. Thank you for letting me in your life!!!! Love ya Shannon
Edith was given to us in trust that we would care for and respect her has you did. We thank you for this. In the circle of life we remember, cherish, and forever keep in our hearts the memories of those we have been fortunate to meet. We learn about their unique and interesting lives. We helped provide a continuity that helped ease them into their last days on earth. I am thankful to you for having trusted us with this important responsibility. I hope we have also provided comfort to you in letting you know how much we loved and cared for Edith. I enjoyed getting to know her, and her family. She will be missed.