Arthur R. (1916 - 2005)
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Surnames: STEFFEN SCHRIEBER BROCKNEY SCHNEIDER SCHULTZ
----Sources: Loyal TRG 07 September 2005
Steffen, Arthur R. (29 SEP 1916 - 29 AUG 2005)
Arthur R. Steffen, 88, Greenwood, died peacefully, Monday, Aug. 29, 2005, at his daughter’s Darla’s, home after losing his battle with cancer. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Friday, Sept. 2, at Cuddie Funeral Home, Greenwood. The Rev. Dan Cole officiated. Burial was in the Greenwood cemetery.
Arthur "Jack" Raymond Steffen was born Sept. 29, 1916, in Riceville, Iowa, to Albert and Caroline (nee Schrieber) Steffen. He attended school in the Riceville area. He married Goldean D. Brockney on July 10, 1946, in Riceville, and they moved to Wisconsin on Feb. 2, 1959. The couple bought a farm in the town of Eaton and they farmed until 1982. He never lost his love for farming, often driving around to look at crops and livestock. He greatly enjoyed fishing, hunting, telling jokes and stories, boxing, playing cards and spending time with family and friends, especially his grandchildren. He will be deeply missed by all.
Survivors include his wife, Goldean, Greenwood; his five children, Linda (Mike) Schneider, Brookfield, Jimmy Steffen, Greenwood, Dennis Steffen, Greenwood, Darla Steffen, Greenwood, and Susan Steffen, Greenwood; seven grandchildren, Tom Steffen, Hallie Steffen, Anne (Jay) Schultz, Dale Steffen, Adam Steffen, Dustin Steffen, and Katrina Steffen.
Preceding him in death were his parents, his sister; six brothers; and his daughter, Lori, on Feb. 12, 1967.
Cuddie Funeral Home, Greenwood, assisted the family with arrangements.
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