George Merlin Steffensen
George M. Steffensen, 70, Neenah, lost his battle with cancer on Sunday, September 8, 2013. He was born on May 10, 1943, in Neenah, son of Merlin and Eunice (Quick) Steffensen. George married Myra Foster on November 13, 1965, at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church, Neenah. He worked for the George Banta Publishing Company as a book binder for 43 years, retiring before RR Donnelley took over. George enjoyed the outdoors, especially bird hunting and fishing.
George is survived by his wife, Myra; three sons: Dave (Rebecca), Ontonagon, MI; Jeff, Neenah; and Brad (Karen), Madison; five grandchildren: Ray, Angela, Nicole, Merlin, and Cassandra; mother: Eunice Frank; a brother: Mark (Mary) Steffensen; a sister: Roberta (Jack) Konetzke; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
George was preceded in death by his father.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m., Thursday, September 12, 2013, at the Kessler Funeral Home, 304 S. Commercial St., Neenah, with Fr. Michael Ingold officiating. Interment will be in St. Margaret Cemetery, Neenah. Visitation will be Thursday at the funeral home from 11:00 a.m. until the time of the service.
George's family would like to thank all those who have touched him over the years.
Published in Appleton Post-Crescent from Sept. 10 to Sept. 11, 2013