Violet L. Steffen

Violet L. Steffen, 94, of Decatur passed away at 1:43 p.m. on Thursday, November 23, 2017 at her residence. She was born on March 14, 1923 in Adams County to John and Lydia (Gerber) Steffen.

She worked for General Electric in Decatur for 42 years, and was a member of the Apostolic Christian Church. She enjoyed gardening, and loved her cats. She enjoyed quilting and traveling. She loved to help others and was great at baking pies.

She is survived by her brother, Ralph Steffen of Bluffton; and sister, Vergene Reinhard of Decatur.

She was preceded in death by her parents; six brothers, Harvey, Wilmer, Walter, Norman, Glennes and Harold Steffen; and two sisters, Catherine Reinhard; and Mildred Steffen.

Visitation was from 2:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 25 at Goodwin – Cale & Harnish Memorial Chapel and was one hour prior to the 3:00 p.m. funeral service on Sunday, November 26 at Apostolic Christian Church East.

Officiating was Lynn Fiechter and Ron Kipfer.

Memorials may be made to the donor’s choice.

Arrangements provided by Goodwin-Cale & Harnish Memorial Chapel in Bluffton. Sign the online guestbook at