Elsie Steffen 1923 – 2014

ELSIE STEFFEN, 90, of Halliday, died Friday, Jan. 10, 2014, at the Knife River Care Center, Beulah.


Posted 1/13/2014

Services will be held at 11 a.m. MT, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, Halliday, with Pastor Rachel Simonson officiating. Burial will follow at St. Paul’s Catholic Cemetery, Halliday.

Visitation will be held from 4-6 p.m., Monday, at Barbot-Seibel Funeral Home, Beulah.

Elsie was born on July 11, 1923, to Peter and Anna (Gegelman) Mohl, north of Halliday. She was a life-long resident of Halliday until April, of 2010, when she became a resident at Knife River Care Center, Beulah.

As a young woman, Elsie worked various jobs in Halliday. She married Lawrence Steffen, on May 20, 1949. Together they farmed south of Halliday for many years. They moved into Halliday in 1972.

Elsie worked at Baker’s Department Store for a few years. She worked at the Super Valu for many years and also worked at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church and helped with Elder Care Meals.

Elsie liked the outdoors and loved her flowers and garden. She was a member of Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, The American Legion Auxiliary, and Senior Citizens Club. Elsie especially looked forward to and loved visits from her family.

She is survived by her children; Nancy (Mike) Gawryliv of Mandan, Jeanette (Jim) Bohrer of Bismarck, Larry (Lorie) Steffen of Beulah, Deb (Scott) Robertson of Black Hawk, SD, Rick Steffen of Casselton and David Steffen of Dickinson; one brother, Norman (Carol) Mohl of Bismarck; seven grandchildren, Bart Bohrer of Minot, Becky Bohrer of Bismarck, Angie (Jason) Erickson of Dickinson, Scott (Amber) Steffen of Velva, Travis Steffen of Fargo, Ashley Steffen of Yakima, WA, and Grant Steffen of Waynesboro, VA; great-grandchildren, Reese and Rylee Steffen of Velva; one brother-in-law, numerous sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews.

Elsie was preceded in death by her husband, parents and brothers, Ray, Edwin, Wilbur, Arthur, Harold, Peter, Richard and Melvin Mohl.

Arrangements conducted by Barbot-Seibel Funeral Homes, Beulah and Hazen.



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