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Mary Steffen

June 14, 1926 — July 13, 2018

Mary Ileen Steffen

Mary Ileen Steffen 92, of Congerville, passed away on Friday, July 13, 2018 at the Apostolic Christian Home in Eureka, Illinois where she has resided since 2015.

Mary was born on June 14, 1926 in Goodfield, the daughter of Fred and Leila (Reeser) Knapp. She married Junior Edward Steffen on April 11, 1948 in Eureka. He preceded her in death on July 21, 2010.

She is survived by five children; Lonnie (Susan) Steffen of Venice, FL, Yvonne (Mike) Kamp, and Mark (Joan) Steffen of Goodfield, and Kent (Beth) Steffen, and Jane (Ken) Studebaker of Congerville. Also surviving are four brothers, Robert (Jean) Knapp, Frederick (Marge) Knapp, Loren (Joan) Knapp, and Jerry (Nancy) Knapp, all of Eureka.

Mary was the loving grandmother of 16 grandchildren; John (Amanda) Steffen, Tricia (Chris) Harris, Julie (Dave) Williams, Ben (Marissa) Studebaker, Jackie (Rich) Martin, Becky (Mark) Barrick, Christopher (Martha) Kamp, David (Erica) Steffen, Kayla (Clint) Metzger, Rachel (Lukas) Quanstrom, Matthew Steffen, Daniel (Stephani) Studebaker, Craig (Camille) Steffen, Mikel (Stephanie) Steffen, Andrew (Mallory) Studebaker, and Kyle (Tess) Steffen.

She was also the great-mother of 33 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, three sisters, Lucille Blunier, Katheryn Funk, an infant sister, Clara, and four brothers, Maurice, Wilbur, Clyde, and Kenneth Knapp.

Mary was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She was a life-long homemaker and a member of the Apostolic Christian Church in Congerville. She was an avid gardener and exceptional cook; well-known for her homemade cinnamon rolls and donuts. She was never happier than when surrounded by her family.

The family would like to extend heartfelt thanks Dr. Hughes and the staff at the Apostolic Christian Home in Eureka for their kind and compassionate care provided during Mary's residence at the home.

Funeral services for Mary will be conducted Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at the Apostolic Christian Church in Congerville. Ministers of the church will officiate. Burial will be at the Apostolic Christian Cemetery in Congerville.

The family will receive visitors on Monday, July 16 from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. at the Apostolic Christian Fellowship Hall in Goodfield, IL. There will be a brief visitation time from 9:00 - 9:45 a.m. prior to the funeral service at the church.

Pallbearers for Mary will be her ten grandsons, John Steffen, Ben Studebaker, Christopher Kamp, David Steffen, Matthew Steffen, Daniel Studebaker, Andrew Studebaker, Mikel Steffen, Craig Steffen, and Kyle Steffen.

Memorials may be made to the Congerville Fire & Rescue Department in Congerville, IL or the Apostolic Christian Home in Eureka, IL.

Condolences may be sent to the family at http://www.ruestmanharrisfuneralhome.com..

Visitation

JUL 16. 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM (CDT)

Goodfield Apostolic Christian Fellowship Hall
Goodfield, IL

Visitation

JUL 17. 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM (CST)

Congerville Apostolic Christian Church
306 N. Sharp Street
Congerville, IL 61729

Funeral service

JUL 17. 10:00 AM (CST)

Congerville Apostolic Christian Church
306 N. Sharp Street
Congerville, IL 61729

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