Angeline Ann Steffl was born November 1, 1926, in Leavenworth Township, Brown County to Clement and Philomenia (Groebner) Weiss. She attended 8 years of schooling including Mulligan Township, Iberia, District 59 near Comfrey, St. Raphael’s Catholic School and Dotson. Angeline worked at Del Monte and Pietrus, and in her later years at Jackpot Junction for 12 years. She lived on the farm with her father and siblings until her marriage to Lowell Steffl on October 27, 1949, at St. Raphael’s Catholic Church in Springfield. The couple farmed north of Lamberton until moving to a farm near Comfrey in 1956. They later moved into Comfrey. Angeline enjoyed travel with trips to Canada, California, Mexico, Texas, Las Vegas, Wisconsin Dells and Branson. Angeline was a very forgiving and kind mother who enjoyed coloring, gardening, canning, cooking, furniture re-finishing, antiques, crafts and sewing. Her pride and joy were her children, grandchildren and cherished friends.
Angeline Steffl died Tuesday, May 9, 2017, at St. John Lutheran Home in Springfield at the age of 90.
She is survived by her children- Mary (Tom) Tauer of Sleepy Eye, Lowell Jr. ‘Bud’ (special friend Therese) Steffl of Mankato, Lawrence Steffl of Leavenworth, Jean Steffl of Comfrey, Sharon (Reggie) Prokosch of Hutchinson, Debra (special friend Brian) Hansen of Sleepy Eye, Patricia (Jeff) Gluth of Springfield, Gary (Mary) Steffl of Stillwater, and Doug (special friend Darcy) Steffl of Comfrey; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; sisters- Bernice Rose of Morgan, and Mary Jane Windschitl of Springfield; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Lowell in 2006; brother Clarence; and sister Dolores.