Obituary of Angeline Steffl
Angeline Ann Steffl was born November 1, 1926, in Leavenworth Township, Brown County to Clement and Philomenia (Groebner) Weiss. At the age of 7 her mother passed away and she continued to live on the farm with her dad and siblings, sisters Delores, Bernice and Mary Jane, and brother Clarence. She attended 8 years of school including Mulligan Township, Iberia, District 59 near Comfrey, St. Raphael's Catholic School and Dotson. Angeline worked at Del Monte and Pietrus, and in her later years at Jackpot Junction for 12 years. She lived on the farm with her father until her marriage to Lowell Steffl on October 27, 1949, at St. Raphael's Catholic Church in Springfield. They had 9 children. The couple farmed north of Lamberton until moving to a farm near Comfrey in 1956. They later moved into Comfrey. Angeline enjoyed travel with some trips to Canada, California, Mexico, Texas, Las Vegas, Wisconsin Dells and Branson. Her pride and joy were her children, 22 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Angeline enjoyed coloring, gardening, canning, cooking furniture re-finishing, antiques, crafts and sewing.
Angeline Steffl died Tuesday, May 9, 2017, at St. John Lutheran Home in Springfield at the age of 90.
She is survived by her children- Mary (Tom) Tauer of Sleepy Eye, Lowell Jr. 'Bud' (special friend Therese) Steffl of Mankato, Lawrence Steffl of Leavenworth, Jean Steffl of Comfrey, Sharon (Reggie) Prokosch of Hutchinson, Debra (special friend Brian) Hansen of Sleepy Eye, Patricia (Jeff) Gluth of Springfield, Gary (Mary) Steffl of Stillwater, and Doug (special friend Darcy) Steffl of Comfrey; 22 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; sisters- Bernice Rose of Morgan, and Mary Jane Windschitl of Springfield; and sisters-in-law Alice Steffl of New Ulm, Carol Steffl of Springfield, and Carmen Steffl of Colorado. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Lowell in 2006; brother Clarence; sister Dolores Ebnet; and many in-laws- Art Lang, Cyril Windschitl, Robert Rose, Dorothy and Sylvester Steffl, Donald Steffl, and Cyril Steffl.