Arnold J. Steger Sr.

Arnold J. Steger Sr., 95, of Fond du Lac, formerly of Theresa, died on Monday, Oct. 15, 2007 at Woodland Senior Park, Fond du Lac.

He was born Jan. 18, 1912 in Theresa to Philip and Rosalia (nee Lilla) Steger, and married Violet L. Eichstedt on Nov. 16, 1935 in Theresa.

Arnold farmed in the town of Theresa and was a member of Zion Ev. Lutheran Church, town of Theresa.

He was an avid reader and sheepshead player.

Survivors include his children, Rosie (Harry) Geschke of Theresa, Bev Stange of Beaver Dam, Al (Nancy) Steger of Fond du Lac, Sue (Gary) Giese of Theresa, Arnie (Lynn) Steger Jr. of Almont, Mich. and Steve (Rachel) Steger of Hartford; a daughter-in-law, Edna Steger of Allenton; 30 grandchildren; 56 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; nieces; nephews; other relatives and friends.

Preceding him in death were his parents; his wife, Violet, in 1990; a son, John, in 1998; a grandchild, Kevin; an infant grandson; four sisters, Loretta, Esther, Leona and Barbara; and a brother, Clarence.

Funeral services were held Thursday, Oct. 18 at 2 p.m. at Zion Ev. Lutheran Church, town of Theresa.

Rev. Kenneth Bittorf officiated, and burial was in Zion Lutheran Cemetery, town of Theresa.

Visitation was held at the church on Thursday from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m.

Memorials may be directed to Zion Ev. Lutheran Church Building Fund.

The Koepsell Funeral Home, Mayville, served the family.