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Rita M. (Winnow) Steffan

December 25, 1924 ~ June 9, 2021 (age 96)

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Rita M. Steffan

 OTTAWA - Rita M. Steffan, 96, of Ottawa, passed away peacefully at 2:37 a.m. Wednesday, June 9, 2021 at Ohio Living Sarah Moore, Delaware.  She was born December 25, 1924 in Miller City to the late Arthur and Elnora (Noirot) Winnow.  On June 17, 1948, she married Norbert L. Steffan by Reverend P.A. Pieffer in New Bavaria Catholic Church. Norbert preceded her in death on February 27, 2015.

  Rita is survived by three children:  Kenneth Steffan of Big Pine Key, FL, Nancy Steffan of Springville, UT and Greg (Karen) Steffan of Delaware.

  She was preceded in death by two sisters: Ruth Marie Rothman and Pauline (Ray) Trietch.

  Rita was a graduate of Miller City High School. She was a member of the New Bavaria Catholic Church, New Bavaria where she loved to sing. She was also a member of the Altar Rosary Society.  She worked before marriage at Westinghouse, Lima as well as Industrial Canvas and Capital Loan, both in Delaware.  Rita enjoyed reading, music, singing and dancing.

  Funeral mass will be held 10:00 a.m. Monday, June 14, 2021 at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Ottawa with Father Rick Friebel officiating.  Burial will follow at St. Mary's Cemetery, Leipsic.  Visitation will be Sunday 2-6 p.m. and again on Monday one hour prior to mass at LOVE FUNERAL HOME, Ottawa. 

  Memorial donations may be made to Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church.

  Condolences may be expressed at www.lovefuneralhome.com

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Services

Visitation
Sunday
June 13, 2021

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Love Funeral Home - Ottawa
405 East Third St
Ottawa, Ohio 45875

Visitation
Monday
June 14, 2021

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Love Funeral Home - Ottawa
405 East Third St
Ottawa, Ohio 45875

Funeral Mass
Monday
June 14, 2021

10:00 AM
Sts Peter and Paul Catholic Church - Ottawa
307 N. Locust St
Ottawa, Ohio 45875

Donations

Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church
Ottawa OH 45875

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