Gertrude A. Steffen, 88, Jasper

Gertrude A. Steffen, 88, of Jasper, died Monday, April 5, at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center, in Jasper. She was born in Dubois County October 16, 1932, to Roman and Margaret (Rohlman) Steffen.

Gertrude was a graduate of Jasper High School. She worked at Jasper Glove Factory and was a caretaker. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Jasper and the Jasper Daughters of Isabella (D of I). She enjoyed crocheting, knitting, baking, and spending time at the Habig Center.

She is survived by seven nieces and nephews, Karin Malone, Oaktown, Mike Terwiske and wife Kate, Las Vegas, Deb Chamberlain and husband Chuck, Fishers, Pat Terwiske and wife Joyce, Richmond, and Sarah Wigand and husband Simon,  Tom Terwiske and wife Rose, and Nancy Cannon, all of Jasper.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by one sister, Dorothy Terwiske, and one brother, Robert Steffen .

Friends may call from 9-10 a.m. Friday at the Becher-Kluesner Downtown Chapel in Jasper. The D of I will pray a rosary at 9:30 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions can be made to St. Joseph Church. Online condolences can be shared at A prayer service begins at 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home followed by burial in Fairview Cemetery.

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