Irene J. Steffen

Posted on Dec 10, 2012

Irene J. Steffen, 93, of Bluffton passed away at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, December 8, 2012 at Bluffton Regional Medical Center in Bluffton. She was born on August 12, 1919 in Wells County to Levi and Mary (Heyerly) Frauhiger. She was married on March 5, 1950 at the Apostolic Christian Church in Bluffton to Glennes E. Steffen.
She was a homemaker and a member of the Apostolic Christian Church.
She is survived by a son, Allen L. (Carla) Steffen of Decatur; daughter, Janice Ringger of Decatur; brother, Melvin (Lucille) Frauhiger of Bluffton; two sisters, Bernice (Alvin) Fiechter; and Doris Fiechter, both of Bluffton; and six grandchildren, Anthony Ringger; Jessica Ringger; Vince Ringger; Erin Ringger; Emily Steffen; and Tyler Steffen.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband on May 25, 1985; and five brothers, Earl, Ivan, Harry, Freeman, and Homer Frauhiger.
Visitation will be from 1:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 12 at Goodwin Memorial Chapel in Bluffton. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, December 13 at the Apostolic Christian Church East. Officiating will be Doyle Frauhiger and Mark Gerber. Burial will take place at the Apostolic Christian Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Apostolic Christian Church Children’s Home.
Arrangements provided by Goodwin Memorial Chapel in Bluffton. Sign the guest book online at