Benjamin Steffens

Friday, February 17, 2012

Benjamin K. Steffens, 37, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012, at his home.

He was born Oct. 26, 1974, in Perryville, Mo., to Dale and Sally Lipe Steffens.

Benjamin was baptized at Salem Lutheran Church in Farrar, Mo., Nov. 10, 1974, and confirmed at Good Shepard in Carbondale, Ill.

He and Ashlee Miller were married Jan. 19, 2012, in Cape Girardeau.

Benjamin was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church. He graduated from Central High School. He was a concrete finisher with Local 143 Concrete Masons.

Survivors include his father, Dale, and wife Helen Steffens of Jackson; his wife, Ashlee Steffens of Cape Girardeau; three sons, Gavin and Quinn Steffens of Jackson, Aidan Steffens of Cape Girardeau; two brothers, Nathan and wife Amy Steffens of Benton, Mo., Gregory Steffens of Murphysboro, Ill.; a stepbrother, Michael and wife Christina Tanner of Jackson; a sister, Susanna Steffens of Evansville, Ind.; a stepsister, Teresa Masterson of Jackson; and his mother, Sally Steffens of Champaign, Ill.

Friends may call 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home.

The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Tony Kobak officiating. Burial will be in Hanover Lutheran Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be given to Hanover Lutheran Church Building Fund.

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