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Glen Steffensen

January 28, 1925 ~ August 4, 2019 (age 94)




Visitation will be held on Thursday, August 8, 2019, from 1 - 8 p.m. with the family receiving friends from 6 -8 p.m. at Lauber Funeral Home, Friend. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, August 9, 2019, at St. John's Lutheran Church, Cordova. Burial will be in Andrew Cemetery, Friend. Memorial contributions may be made to the St. John's Lutheran Church or to the Friend Rescue Squad.



Glen Steffensen was born to John and Alvinea (Quelle) Steffensen on January 28, 1925 in Beaver Crossing, Nebraska and passed away in Friend, Nebraska on August 4, 2019, at the age of 94.He was baptized at a country Lutheran Church near Oshkosh, Nebraska. He was confirmed as an adult at St. John's Lutheran Church in Cordova, Nebraska. Glen graduated from Beaver Crossing High School in 1942.On November 25, 1950, he was married to Betty Murray at the Methodist Church in Friend, Nebraska. To this union two sons and one daughter were born. Glen was a longtime farmer. He was a caring person and would help anyone in need. On January 29, 1993, he married Jean Hamouz at St. John's Lutheran Church in Cordova, Nebraska. They lived on a farm near Friend until 2001, when they moved to Friend, Nebraska.

Glen was preceded in death by his parents; first wife, Betty; sisters and brothers-in-law, Myrtle and Edgar Harms, Lillian and James Coy, Helen and William Schmidt; brothers and sisters-in-law, Leonard Steffensen and Erwin and Gertrude Steffensen.

Glen is survived by his wife, La Jean; children and spouses, Kevin and Debbie Steffensen, Kristin and Steve Eschliman, Kendall and Janeen Steffensen; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; two step-children and one step grandson.

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August 8, 2019

1:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Lauber Funeral Home
814 Maple Street
Friend, NE 68359

Funeral Service
August 9, 2019

10:30 AM
St John's Lutheran Church
200 Paris St
Cordova, NE 68330

Graveside Service
August 9, 2019

1:30 PM
Andrew Cemetery
County Road E and 600
Friend, NE 68359

Please note
Family will receive relatives and friends from 6-8:00 p.m. at the funeral home on Thursday.
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