Frances Klein


WINTHROP - Frances F. Klein was born November 8, 1912 at Luxemburg, Iowa the daughter of Florian and Mary Schulte Steffen. Frances entered into her eternal rest on Saturday, January 30, 2010, in St. Elizabeth Health Care Center at Wabasha, Minnesota. She was 97 years of age. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Leon; two brothers: Clarence and Albert Steffen; and one sister Clara Burbridge. Survivors include her two daughters: Mary Cummins of Elgin, MN and Faye Johnson of Johnston, IA; five grandchildren: Kevin Cummins, Kurt Cummins, Karmen Burkholder, Korey Cummins, and Michael Johnson; eight great grandchildren; one brother Edmund Steffen of Delhi,IA; one sister Esther Ries of Greeley, IA; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Memorials will be directed to St .Elizabeth's Health Care Center in Wabasha, MN. Funeral services will be held at St . Patrick's Catholic Church in Winthrop at 12:00 Noon, Wednesday. Interment will be in St. Patrick's Cemetery at Winthrop. Friends may call from 9:00 A.M. until 11:30 A.M. Wednesday, Feb.3, 2010, at the Fawcett Funeral Home in Winthrop, IA. To leave a message for the family go to under obituaries. Visit our guestbook at
Published in Independence Bulletin-Journal from Feb. 2 to Feb. 5, 2010