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Irene J. Steffen, 93, of Bluffton, passed away Saturday, December 8, 2012, at Bluffton Regional Medical Center.
She was born in Wells County on August 12, 1919, to the late Levi and Mary (Heyerly) Frauhiger.
On March 5, 1950, she married Glennes E. Steffen at the Apostolic Christian Church in Bluffton; he passed away on May 25, 1985.
Irene was a member of of the Apostolic Christian Church and was a homemaker.
Among survivors are her son, Allen L. (Carla) Steffen of Decatur; daughter, Janice Ringger of Decatur; brother, Melvin (Lucille) Frauhiger of Bluffton; sister, Bernice (Alvin) Fiechter of Bluffton;, sister Doris Fiechter of Bluffton; grandchildren Anthony Ringger, Jessica Ringger, Vince Ringger, Erin Ringger, Emily Steffen, and Tyler Steffen.
She was preceded in death by her brothers, Earl, Ivan, Harry, Freeman, and Homer Frauhiger.
Visitation will be from 1-8 p.m. on Wednesday, December 12, at Goodwin Memorial Chapel.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, December 13, at the Apostolic Christian Church East, with one hour of visitation prior to the service.
Burial will be in the Apostolic Christian Cemetery.
Preferred memorials are to Apostolic Christian Church Children's Home.
Online condolences may be made at www.thegmcfamily.com.