MARY R. STEIGMEYER FEDERSPIEL, 89, passed away on Tuesday, July 1, 2014, at Golden Years Homestead. She was the daughter of the late Clem and Helen Steigmey er, a Fort Wayne native and a graduate of Central Catholic High School in 1942. She attended the St. Joseph Hospital School of Nursing and earned her RN degree in 1945. Mary worked as a Registered Nurse and was the Resident Service Director with Saint Anne Nursing Home for 21 years, retiring in 1995. She was a member of St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church and the Rosary Sodality. She served on the formation of the St. Charles Executive Council and was a past President of the Home & School Association. Mary was on the Board of Directors of Catholic Charities Children's Service and past Charter Officer of Queen of Angels Catholic Church Rosary Sodality. She also volunteered at Saint Anne Home in Medical Records for a number of years. Surviving are her husband of 66 years, E. Kenneth Federspiel; son, Dan (Debra) Federspiel of New Haven; daughters, Barbara S. (Dr. Tom) Stieglitz of Rockford, Ill. and Ann M. (Dr. Phil) Godsey of Fort Wayne; six grandchildren, Gina (Tony) Gray of Fort Wayne, Geoffrey Federspiel of New Haven, Nora (Brian) Groeschel of Madison Wis., and Ezra, Hannah and Emma Stieglitz; two great-grandchildren, Joe and Lucy Gray; and sisters, Carol (Dan) Offerle of Fort Wayne and Susie (John) Haffner of Indianapolis. She was preceded in death by her brothers, Dr. Dave Steigmeyer, John Steigmeyer and Paul Steigmeyer. Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 a.m. Monday, July 7, 2014, at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, with calling one hour prior. Msgr John Suelzer officiating. Calling also from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday, July 6, 2014, at D.O. McComb & Sons Maplewood Park Funeral Home, 4017 Maplecrest Road, with a Vigil at 4:30 p.m. Burial in Catholic Cemetery. Memorials may be made to St. Charles Catholic School. To sign the online guestbook, visit www.domccombandsons.com
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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on July 4, 2014