Louis Jim Steffek

Born on March 31, 1917

EDNA - Louis Jim Steffek, of Edna, passed away Saturday, April 6, 2013, at the age of 96. He was born March 31, 1917, in Hallettsville, Texas, to the late Joe and Annie Bartos Steffek.
Louis served in the United States Army. He was a farmer and a rancher as well as a loving and devoted husband, father and grandfather and he will be missed dearly.
He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Beatrice Jurena Steffek; daughter, Bessie Grahmann and her husband, Andrew of Stafford; sons, Leonard Steffek and his wife Helen, of Edna; and Albert Steffek of Edna; grandchildren, Larson Steffek, Lance Steffek, Scott Grahmann, Jennifer Steffek and Shane Steffek; great grandchildren, Emma, Lachlan, Langston, Lennox & Annora.
Louis is preceded in death by his parents, Anna & Joe Steffek, sisters - Mary Kallus and Ann Schiller; brothers - Charlie Steffek, Joe F. Steffek & Alphonse Steffek; and by his daughter-in-law, Carolyn Steffek.
Visitation will be 5-7 pm, with Rosary at 7 pm, Tuesday, April 9, 2013, at 7:00 pm, at Oaklawn Funeral Home. A Funeral Mass will be Wednesday, April 10, 2013, at 10:00 am at St. Agnes Catholic Church in Edna. Reverend Michael Petering will be officiating. Burial will follow at Memory Gardens in Edna, Texas.
Pallbearers will be Alvin Steffek, James Steffek, Gene Kallus, Allen Steffek, Maurice Jurena & Jerry Jurena.
Arrangements are under the direction of Oaklawn Funeral Home in Edna 361-782-2221.



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