Funeral services for Jack “Fritz” Steffen were held Dec. 1 at Clausen Funeral Home in Burke with Pastor Keith Moody officiating. Burial was in St. Paul’s Lutheran Cemetery in Colome.
Jack (Fritz) Steffen was born Oct. 11, 1934 at Colome, South Dakota to Fred and Josephine (Schroeder) Steffen and passed away Nov. 26, 2020 at Gregory, South Dakota at the Avera Rosebud Country Care Center. He spent the first 64 years of his life on the family farm south of Colome ¾ of a mile northwest of the Turtle Buttes.
He retired in 1998 and moved to Colome, until 2017 when he moved to Elder Inn of Winner.
He is survived by his youngest sister, Doris J. Zimmerle of Huntsville, AL, and his many friends and relatives.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Steffen, his three brothers: Leonard (Joyce) Steffen, Bob Steffen, both from Colome, and Vic (Dorothy) Steffen of Blunt, SD, and his three sisters: Stella (Jim) Doty of Gayville, SD, Betty (Duane) Kirwan of Pickstown, SD, and Helen Steffen of Colome.