Visitation will be held Thursday, February 20 from 3 to 9 pm at Brust Funeral Home, 135 South Main Street, Lombard. A Funeral Service will be held Friday, February 21 with prayers at 9:30 am from Brust Funeral Home to St. Pius X Catholic Church for a 10 am Mass. Interment will be at Chapel Hill Gardens West Cemetery, Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois.
Mrs. Steben is survived by her six children, William M. (Shawn) of Tennessee, Cynthia A. Heneghan of Lombard, Karen M. (Michael) Ellerby of Glen Ellyn, Kenneth P. of Carol Stream, James A. (Julie) of Plainfield, Theodore E. (Carrie Price) of Lombard; nine grandchildren, William M. Jr., Daniel “Odie” J. and Ryne P. Steben, Jack C. and Daniel T. Heneghan, Lauren M. and Kevin A. Ellerby, Matthew J. and Marissa J. Steben; two brothers, George (Beatrice) Klaeren of Michigan, and Edward (Patricia) Klaeren of Michigan; her sister-in-laws, Irene Miller of Arizona, and Evelyn (John) Hertrich of Huntley; her brother-in-law, William Steben of Arkansas; and many nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Steben is preceded in death by her husband, Clarence Theodore; her siblings, Charles (Geraldine), Elizabeth (Edward) Moreau, Gertrude (Earl Huntley/Larry McGuire), and William, KIA World War II, U.S. Army Europe; her brother-in-law, Marv Steben; and her sister-in-law, Carol Steben.
Mrs. Steben grew up in the Elmhurst and Villa Park area. She was a graduate of St. Alexander’s Grade School in Villa Park, attended York High School in Elmhurst and graduated from Mendon High School in Michigan. She was a resident of Lombard for over 50 years. Mrs. Steben was married for 30 years. She was married at Visitation Church in Elmhurst on January 17, 1959 and they had their reception at the VFW in Villa Park. Mrs. Steben was very active with her children and her grandchildren. She had worked at Meyer, Meyer, and Albers for over 20 years.
Memorials to the Deicke Home, 1005 East Division, Lombard, Illinois 60148 would be appreciated.