James W. Steffen
“Jim” W. Steffen, 85, of Fond du Lac, died Friday, February 8, 2019 at the Fond
du Lac Lutheran Home. He was born August
31, 1933 in Fond du Lac, the son of Raymond and Della Eickhoff Steffen. Jim graduated from Fond du Lac High School. He served in the U.S. Army from 1953 – 1955
and served in the Army Reserves until 1977.
On September 28, 1957 he married Bonnie J. Hageman in Fond du Lac. He owned and operated Sky Port Shell and The
Bug Haus. Later he was employed with
Quad Graphics until his retirement in 1995.
Jim was a charter member of Luther Memorial Church. He was a member of the Fond du Lac Motorcycle
Club. Jim enjoyed deer hunting, fishing,
woodworking, airplanes, and watching the Green Bay Packers.
survived by his wife, Bonnie; two sons, Terry (Nancy) Steffen of North Fond du
Lac and Thomas (Tanya) Steffen of Fond du Lac; one granddaughter, Samantha
(Robert) Schmidkonz; sister-in-law, Pearl Steffen; nieces, Debbie (John)
Myrechuck, Jackie (Joel) Spoon, and Jan (Ron) Chaney; and other relatives. He was preceded in death by his parents;
sister, Betty (Eugene) Moore; brother, Bruce Steffen; and niece, Serena Loehr.
visitation will be held Saturday, February 23, 2019 from 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM at
Luther Memorial Church, 134 21st Street, Fond du Lac. The memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM
on Saturday at the church. Cremation has
taken place and inurnment will be held at a later date in Ledgeview Memorial
are appreciated to Luther Memorial Church or a charity of one’s choice in
family extends a special thank you to Audra and Heidi from the Visiting Angels
for their care and compassion given to Jim and his family while he was at home.
Guestbook and tribute wall may
be found by visiting ueckerwitt.com.