Elizabeth O. “Betty” Steffes

Elizabeth O. “Betty” Steffes, age 84, of Sherwood, died on Monday, January 26, 2015 at the Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice Facility in Sheboygan Falls. She was born October 22, 1930 in Sherwood, daughter of the late Herbert & Lillian (Schultz) Wolf. Betty married Robert H. “Bob” Steffes on September 17, 1953 and she devoted her life to the care and betterment of her family. Bob preceded her in death on May 7, 2005. She was a member of St. John Sacred Heart Parish in Sherwood, St. Ann Society, and the Sherwood American Legion Auxiliary. In her free time, Betty enjoyed woodworking and gardening which provided a wonderful opportunity for her children to appreciate all of the joys of the pickle picking process. Later in life, Betty made sure to catch every Brewer Game. Survivors include her children: Craig (Terese) Steffes of Wauwatosa, Karen (Bob) Karste of Sheboygan, Chris (Virginia) Steffes of Green Bay; 2 grandchildren: Michelle & Anna Steffes; and sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law: Lois Wolf, Ruby Gerner, Severina Marsh, Paul Steffes, David (Kathleen) Steffes, Elaine Weber, Alfred (Mary) Steffes. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband: Bob; a brother: Robert Wolf; as well as other brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law. Funeral service will be at 12:00 Noon on Saturday, January 31, 2015 at St. John Sacred Heart Parish (N361 Military Rd.) in Sherwood with Rev. Bob Rhyner officiating. Burial will be in the Parish Cemetery. Friends may call at the church from 9:30 am until 11:45 am on Saturday, January 31, 2015. A memorial fund in the name of Elizabeth O. “Betty” Steffes has been established. Betty’s family would like to thank the entire staff of Harmony Assisted Living, Sheboygan Progressive Care Center and the Sharon S. Richardson Hospice for all of the loving care that was shown to Betty. – See more at: http://www.wietingfuneralhome.com/obituaries/elizabeth-o-steffes/#sthash.bnFljruZ.dpuf