Elizabeth Louise “Betty” Stegeman, 81, of Folk, passed away Friday, August 14, 2020, at Jefferson City Manor.
She was born at home on August 3, 1939, in Westphalia, the daughter of the late Edward Herman and Mary Catherine (Luebbert) Holterman.
She graduated from Fatima High School in 1957.
Betty was married on August 9, 1958, in Westphalia, to Bernard John Stegeman, who preceded her in death on September 27, 2007.
She was a member of the St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church; American Legion Auxiliary, Post 544, Westphalia; and the Western Catholic Union.
Survivors include five children, Diane (Bill) Lueckenhoff, St. Thomas; Marlene (Dave) Luebbering, St. Thomas; Janet (John) Luebbering, Wardsville; Roger (Carri) Stegeman, Dyersburg, Tennessee; and Mary (John) Cremer, Jefferson City; twelve grandchildren, Kristin Morris, Michele (Seth) Rudroff, Ryan (Leslie) Lueckenhoff, Nick Luebbering, Jennifer Luebbering, Kara (Jeffrey) Pabst, Jill (Chris) Rademan, Brooke Stegeman, Jacob Stegeman, Jason Lueckenhoff, Lizzie Cremer, and Scott Cremer; eleven great-grandchildren, Ava Morris, Claire Morris, Olivia Pabst, William Pabst, Grant Lueckenhoff, Evelyn Lueckenhoff, Kylie Hoeller Rademan, Lexi Rademan, Tessa Rademan, Lane Rudroff, and Caleb Rudroff; two sisters, Alice (Cornie) Westerman, Lohman; and Marilyn (R.V.) Gatz, Independence; one sister-in-law, Anna Mae Holterman, Westphalia; and one brother-in-law, Wilbert Wankum, Holts Summit.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, Elmer Holterman, Joe Holterman and his wife Zita; one sister, Clara Boessen Fischer and her husbands Raymond Boessen and Norman Fischer; and one sister-in-law, Roselyn Wankum.
Private family burial was held in St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Cemetery in Folk, on Monday, August 17, 2020, with the Rev. Anthony J. Viviano officiating.
Memorials are suggested to Hospice Compassus.
Dulle-Trimble Funeral Home, Westphalia is in charge of the arrangements.
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