G. Fern Steffe, 79, Jasper

G. Fern Steffe, 79, of Jasper, died Thursday, April 9, at at Brookside Village in Jasper. She was born in Alfordsville July 19, 1940, to John and Avis (Cocheran) Burris. She married Thomas Steffe May 22, 2008, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Jasper.

Fern was a member of Redemption Christian Church in Jasper and the Women of the Jasper Moose, where she was past president. She worked at Indiana Desk for over 15 years and enjoyed gardening, canning, square dancing, pontooning, and spending time with family and friends.

She is survived by her husband, Thomas Steffe; three daughters, Connie Bough, Poplar Grove, Illinois, and Gloria Norhoff and husband Doug and Janet Jones, all of Jasper; one on, Tony Osgatharp and wife Debbie, Woodstock, Illinois; three step sons, Doug (Becky) Steffe and wife Becky, Sharp Chapel, Tennessee, and Ron Steffe and wife Carol and Dave Steffe and wife Gayla, all of Jasper; five grandchildren; four step grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; one step great-grandson; and one step sister, Brenda Bateman and husband Bob, Washington.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by one sister, Clara Marie Halbert, and one brother, Norman Burris.

Private funeral services will be held at Becher-Kluesner Funeral Home in Jasper with burial following at a later date in Vincent Christian Church Cemetery in Otwell. Memorial  contributions can be made to Redemption Church. Online condolences can be shared at www.becherkluesner.com.