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Albert Steffen[1, 2, 3, 4]

Male 1863 - 1948  (84 years)


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  • Name Albert Steffen 
    Born 4 Oct 1863  Congerville, Woodford, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Reference Number 50591 
    Died 26 Mar 1948  Fairbury, Livingston, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Address:
    Fairbury Hospital 
    Buried 29 Mar 1948  Fairbury, Livingston, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Address:
    South Apostolic Christian Cemetery 
    Notes 
    • ALBERT STEFFEN 1863 - 1948


      ALBERT STEFFEN


      ALBERT STEFFEN, OF CROPSEY, PASSED AWAY LAST FRIDAY EVENING (MARCH 26, 1948) AT 10:35 O'CLOCK AT THE FAIRBURY HOSPITAL, AT THE AGE OF 84 YEARS, FIVE MONTHS AND 22 DAYS. MR. STEFFEN HAD BEEN IN FAILING HEALTH THE PAST TWO YEARS.


      HE WAS BORN OCTOBER 4, 1863, AT CONGERVILLE, THE SON OF ULRICH AND ANNA (WENGER) STEFFEN. AT THE AGE OF FOUR HE MOVED WITH THE FAMILY TO THE CROPSEY VICINITY, WHERE HE HAD SINCE RESIDED.


      ON FEBRUARY 28, 1886, HE WAS UNITED IN MARRIAGE TO MISS ELIZABETH HARI. TO THIS UNION FOUR CHILDREN WERE BORN: MRS. ROSE IFFT, OF FAIRBURY; MRS. IDA BAHLER, CROPSEY; AND MRS. EMMA BAHLER, OF REMINGTON, IND. A SON ELMER, PRECEDE HIM IN DEATH IN 1919. MRS. STEFFEN PASSED AWAY ON JANUARY 22, 1912.


      ON FEBRUARY 10, 1915, MR. STEFFEN WAS MARRIED TO LIZZIE BROQUARD, WHO SURVIVES TOGETHER WITH THE THREE DAUGHTERS, SIXTEEN GRANDCHILDREN AND FOUR GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN.


      FUNERAL SERVICES WERE HELD MONDAY MORNING AT 10:30 O'CLOCK AT THE SOUTH APOSTOLIC CHRISTIAN CHURCH, OF WHICH HE WAS A MEMBER, AND INTERMENT WAS IN THE CHURCH CEMETERY. THE REV. DAVID MANGOLD OFFICIATED.


      THE PALLBEARERS WERE GRANDSONS, MARVIN AND RALPH BAHLER, RAYMOND, ELMER AND HARVEY IFFT AND ELMER BAHLER.


      THE SERVICES WERE LARGELY ATTENDED. THOSE ATTENDING FROM A DISTANCE WERE FROM REMINGTON AND FRANCESVILLE, IND., MANSFLEID, OHIO, WICHITA, KAN., PEORIA, ROANOKE, MORTON, PRINCEVILLE, GOODFIELD, GRIDLEY, CISSNA PARK, ELGIN AND CHICAGO.
    Person ID I50424  Megan's Big Tree
    Last Modified 17 Oct 2016 

    Father Ulrich Steffen,   b. 11 Sep 1835, Eriswil, Bern, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1913, Cropsey, McLean, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Anna Marie Wenger,   b. 18 Feb 1835, Baden-Baden, Baden-Baden, Baden-Württemberg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1902  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 18 Dec 1859  Roanoke, Woodford, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Family ID F22199  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Elizabeth Hari,   b. 20 Apr 1859, Bern, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1912, Belle Prairie City, Livingston, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Married 28 Feb 1886  [3, 5
    Children 
     1. Rosa Anna Steffen,   b. 1890,   d. 7 Jan 1961  (Age 71 years)
     2. Ida Elizabeth Steffen,   b. 22 May 1893,   d. 25 May 1980  (Age 87 years)
     3. Elmer Steffen,   b. 1 Jan 1896, Belle Prairie City, Livingston, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1919  (Age 23 years)
     4. Emma Clara Steffen,   b. 21 Jul 1899,   d. 3 Dec 1988, Wolcott, White, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
    Last Modified 18 Oct 2016 14:48:01 
    Family ID F20316  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Elizabeth Broquard,   b. 9 Nov 1872, Lacon, Marshall, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 1950, Cropsey, McLean, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 10 Feb 1915  [7
    Last Modified 18 Oct 2016 14:48:01 
    Family ID F20317  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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

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

    3. [S462] Obituary of Elizabeth Hari.

    4. [S133] Descendants of Hans Bähler.

    5. [S738] The Steffen Family.

    6. [S691] South Christian Apostolic Cemetery.

    7. [S706] The Broquard Family.