Ruth Steffes


September 15, 1931 - November 27, 2007




Ruth Steffes, 76, Mitchell, died Tuesday, November 27, 2007 at Firesteel Healthcare Center in Mitchell. Funeral Services will be Saturday, December 1, 2007, 10:30 AM at Holy Family Catholic Church in Mitchell. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery in Mitchell. Visitation will be from 6-8PM Friday evening at the Bittner Funeral Chapel.


Ruth Steffes was born September 15, 1931 in Mitchell, SD, to Conrad and Ricki (Vanderheiden) Tegethoff. She grew up on a farm outside of Corsica and attended Corsica country schools. On September 15, 1948 she married George Steffes at Plankinton, SD. They farmed west of Stickney until 1957 when they moved to Mitchell. She was employed at the Town House Café for ten years then moved to Columbus, Ohio in 1972       where she was a foster parent. They returned to Mitchell in 1987. She was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church.


She is survived by three children: Clarence Steffes and wife LaRue; Ronald Steffes; and Linda Steffes all of Mitchell, one brother, Bernard Tegethoff and wife Patricia of Mitchell, five grandchildren, seven great grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband in 1998, one sister, Ann Schopert, one brother, Harold Tegethoff, a great grandson, Tyler Steffes, a nephew, Joseph Knappe and her parents.


Friday, November 30, 2007
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Bittner Funeral Chapel
Mitchell, South Dakota


Saturday, December 1, 2007
10:30 PM
Holy Family Catholic Church
Mitchell, South Dakota


Calvary Cemetery
Mitchell, South Dakota

Posted by Dahrann on January 12, 2012
IJWTS wow! Why can't I think of thgins like that?
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