Evelyn Elsie Steffan

Evelyn Elsie Steffan, 87, of Horicon, died Saturday, April 21, 2007 at Horicon Manor. She was born July 15, 1919 to Hubert and Alma (nee Henkel) Niehoff in the town of Hubbard. On June 4, 1938, Evelyn was united in marriage with Sylvester A. Steffan at St. Stephen Ev. Lutheran Church in Horicon. She was a graduate of Horicon High School.

Evelyn and her husband owned and operated Iron Ridge Mobil Oil from 1954 to 1978.

She was a member of St. Matthew Ev. Lutheran Church in Iron Ridge. She was also a member of the St. Matthew Ladies Aid and the Iron Ridge Fire Department Auxiliary.

Evelyn enjoyed doing needlework.

She is survived by her daughter-in-law, Linda L. Steffan of Iron Ridge; sister, Helene Wendorf of Beaver Dam; special niece and nephew, Ruby and Richard Stommel of West Bend; grandchildren, Jane (Jeffrey) Waldeck of Colorado Springs, Colo. and Linda Ann Steffan of Hartford; great-grandchildren, Bridget, Annelise, Sara Waldeck; and she is further survived by sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by parents; her husband, Sylvester, in 2002; two sons, Dennis in 1974 and Victor in 1978; three brothers, Victor, Gordon and Henry; and two sisters, Alice Breitensprecher and Ruth Schindel.

The funeral service for Evelyn was Tuesday, April 24, 2007 at St. Matthew Ev. Lutheran Church, with Rev. Larry Mose presiding. Visitation was Tuesday at the church prior to the service. Burial was in St. Matthew Cemetery in Iron Ridge.

Memorials can be directed to the St. Matthew Elevator Fund

The family wishes to offer special thanks to Horicon Manor for their wonderful care of Evelyn.

Koepsell Funeral Home in Mayville assisted the family.