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Ben Conrad Steffen[1, 2, 3, 4]

Male 1906 - 1993  (87 years)


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  • Name Ben Conrad Steffen 
    Born 19 Mar 1906  Cropsey, McLean, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Reference Number 50393 
    Died 14 Nov 1993  Peoria, Peoria, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6
    Address:
    Peoria Apostolic Christian Home 
    Buried 17 Nov 1993  Fairbury, Livingston, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Address:
    South Apostolic Christian Cemetery 
    Notes 
    • BEN STEFFEN 1906 - 1993


      BEN STEFFEN


      BEN C. STEFFEN, 87, A LIFETIME RESIDENT OF THE FAIRBURY-CROPSEY AREA, DIED AT 11:40 A. M. SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 14 1993, AT PEORIA APOSTOLIC CHRISTIAN HOME, WHERE HE HAD BEEN A RESIDENT SINCE JANUARY 1992.


      HIS FUNERAL WAS AT 10 A. M. TODAY, WEDNESDAY AT THE FAIRBURY APOSTOLIC CHRISTIAN CHURCH. CHURCH MINISTERS OFFICIATED.


      BURIAL WAS IN SOUTH APOSTOLIC CHRISTIAN CEMETERY, RURAL FAIRBURY.


      PALLBEARERS WERE WALT STEFFEN, BENJI STEFFEN, MICHAEL STEFFEN, LEE STEFFEN, CLEVE KLOPFENSTEIN AND AARON KLOPFENSTEIN.


      VISITATION WAS TUESDAY AT DUFFY-PILS MEMORIAL HOME, FAIRBURY, AND WEDNESDAY AT THE CHURCH.


      MR. STEFFEN WAS BORN MARCH 19, 1906, IN CROPSEY, A SON OF CONRAD AND CATHERINE HARI STEFFEN. HE MARRIED NINA BAHLER MAY 30, 1937, IN REMINGTON, IND. SHE SURVIVES.


      OTHER SURVIVORS INCLUDE A SON, WALT, CROPSEY; A DAUGHTER, KATHLEEN KLOPFENSTEIN, PEORIA; A SISTER, KATHRYN STEFFEN, PEORIA; ONE GRANDDAUGHTER, AND FIVE GRANDSONS.


      A BROTHER AND THREE SISTERS PRECEDED HIM IN DEATH.


      MR. STEFFEN WAS A LIFETIME FARMER IN THE CROPSEY AREA, RETIRING IN 1972. HE WAS A MEMBER OF THE APOSTOLIC CHRISTIAN CHURCH, FAIRBURY.
    Person ID I50239  Megan's Big Tree
    Last Modified 17 Oct 2016 

    Father Conrad Steffen,   b. 24 Nov 1869, Cropsey, McLean, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1922, Cropsey, McLean, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Mother Catherine Hari,   b. 12 Mar 1869, Bern, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 1952, Cropsey, McLean, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married Abt 1893  [1
    Family ID F20273  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Nina Bahler,   b. 27 Aug 1903, Wolcott, White, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1997  (Age 93 years) 
    Married 30 May 1937  Remington, Jasper, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 6
    Children 
     1. Kathleen Steffen
     2. Walter Steffen
    Last Modified 18 Oct 2016 14:48:01 
    Family ID F20245  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Sources 
    1. [S737] The South Side Church Ministers Obituaries.

    2. [S31] Adam J. Barrone: Genealogy Page.

    3. [S701] The Apostolic Christian Church Section of Graceland Cemetery, Fairbury.

    4. [S133] Descendants of Hans Bähler.

    5. [S691] South Christian Apostolic Cemetery.

    6. [S935] 74 Years of "South Side" Apostolic Christian Church History.