Marian Frances Stegner, of Boonville, passed away April 29 at Cooper County Memorial Hospital. She was 83 years old.
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Marian Frances Young was born December 8, 1927, in New Franklin, Missouri to James Dewey and Mary Frances Davidson Young. On March 21, 1942, at the Four Square Church parsonage, she married Albert George Stegner. He preceded her in death Dec. 8, 2010.
Mrs. Stegner was formerly employed at Toastmaster in Boonville as the Credit and Collections Senior Representative. She also served as the secretary of the Boonville First Baptist Church. Frances was an active member of the Boonville First Baptist Church where some her favorite activities were helping with Vacation Bible School, making banners for the sanctuary, participating in choir and helping in the church kitchen at various functions.
Cherishing her memory are her children, Gary Dale Stegner and wife, Mary Lou of Jefferson City, George David Stegner and wife, Celeste of Bates City, and Shirley Frances Stegner of Columbia; her grandchildren, Lesley Anne Fanara, Gregory George Stegner, Carrie Mae Putman, Joshua James Sumpter and Richard Austin Tipton and nine great-grandchildren.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, James Robert Young and Charles William Young; a sister, Mary Elizabeth Millard; and two grandchildren, David Paul Stegner and Sarah Frances Rook.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m., Wednesday, May 4, 2011 at the Boonville First Baptist Church. Visitation will be Tuesday evening from 5 to 7 p.m. at Markland-Yager Funeral Home in New Franklin.
Burial will be at Walnut Grove Cemetery in Boonville.
Memorial contributions are suggested to Boonville First Baptist Church in care of Markland-Yager Funeral Home, PO Box 126, New Franklin, Missouri 65274.
Published in Boonville Daily News from May 2 to May 9, 2011