Margaret Mary Steimel

Steimel, Margaret Mary (nee: Rufkahr), fortified with the Sacraments of the Holy Mother Church, Friday, Sept. 27, 2013. Beloved wife of the late Norman C. Steimel Jr.; cherished mother of Norman (Libby), Ron (Sarah), Barbara (Mark) Dougherty, Diane (Tom) DeGroot, Carol (Jay) Truesdale, Chris (Kareem) Souka, Mary (Dave) Heidebur, Cathy, Dave (Tina), Mike and Pat (Jill); treasured grandmother of 32; cherished great-grandmother of 10; dear sister of Anna Smith; beloved aunt, great-aunt, cousin and friend to many. She is preceded in death by her parents Anthony and Sarah Rufkahr, her grandson Jeffery Steimel, and her six siblings. Heaven has gained a sweet soul with a kind, gentle and loving spirit. Services: The family is being served by The BAUE Funeral Home, 620 Jefferson Street, St. Charles, MO, where a visitation will be held on Tuesday, October 1, 2013, from 4:00-8:00 PM. A second visitation will be held on Wednesday, October 2, 2013, from 10:00-11:00 AM at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 3130 Parkwood Lane, Maryland Heights, Missouri, with a Funeral Mass following at 11:00 AM. Interment Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Catholic Charities or donor's choice. Visit


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Published in St. Louis Post-Dispatch from Sept. 29 to Oct. 1, 2013