Marilyn "Maxine" Steffen

Dec 27, 2018
Steffan, Marilyn crop


11:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 5, 2019 at the Kearns Funeral Service, Kimball Chapel


4:00 - 7:00 p.m. on Friday, January 4, 2019 at the Kearns Funeral Service, Kimball Chapel


Garden of Memories Cemetery


Cedar Valley Hospice


Marilyn "Maxine" Steffen, 83, of Waterloo, died at the Cedar Valley Hospice Home, on Thursday, December 27, 2018 of cancer.

Marilyn was born on April 18, 1935 in Mason City, the daughter of Kenneth and Margaret (Rogers) Hamand.

She attended high school in Riceville.

Marilyn married Almond J. Steffen on August 1, 1952 at the Methodist Church in Riceville.

She worked in the cafeteria for the Waterloo Community School District for many years; she and Almond also owned and operated Steffen's Cleaning for 14 years.

Marilyn enjoyed watching Jeopardy on television, dancing, baking, and listening to country western music. She treasured the time she spent up north in the cabin fishing and spending time with her family and grandchildren.

Survived by her husband, Almond Steffen of Waterloo; three children, Bob (Connie) Steffen of Waterloo, Kathy Steffen of Waterloo and Jerry (Loree) Steffen of Dakota Dunes, SD; five grandchildren, Jenny, Nick (Rachel), Katelyn, Mitchell, and Natalie Steffen; great-grandson, Dylan Steffen; and three brothers, Roger (Sandy) Hamand of Rockford, IL, Larry (Karen) Hamand of Rochester, MN, and Dennis (Paula) Hamand of Waterloo.

Preceded in death by her parents.

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  1. Plan (Moore) Munir | Jan 03, 2019

    Max is one of those Special people in the world

    that some of us were  lucky enough to know.

    or the best, be related too.

    I have no doubt that the Angels in Heaven were

    waiting for her with a great celebration;️.

    Max told me countless times how lucky she was to have such a wonderful husband and family

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