Ruby Bernice Steffen
Date of Birth: December 5, 1930
Date of Death: November 30, 2018
December 8, 2018 - 11:30 am to 1:00 pm - Klingel-Carpenter Mortuary
December 8, 2018 - 1:00 pm - Klingel-Carpenter Mortuary
RUBY BERNICE STEFFEN, 87, of Huntington passed away peacefully on Friday, November 30, 2018. She was born in Wayne County, WV December 5, 1930, a daughter of the late Edward G and Grace Akers Perdue. She was the wife of a firefighter, Captain Adolph Daniel " Danny" Steffen of Huntington. Married on January 10, 1948, for 37 years until his passing, April 30, 1985. She was the youngest of 13, preceding her were 4 sisters and 8 brothers and by her youngest daughter, Tamara Beth Sibrel. One of her happiest achievements is having a bridge named after her 6 brothers in Wayne County, WV. of whom she was very proud of as they served in various branches of the service during WWII. She was a member of St Joseph Catholic Church for over 70 years. She was employed by the Herald Dispatch and Marshall University. She is survived by her children and their spouses, Daniel Barry Steffen of Plano, TX, Marsha Blaurock (Michael) of Lexington, KY, Melody Steffen (Bill Scott) of Drummonds, TN and Shawn Steffen (Clarissa) of Wayne, WV. She is also survived by seven Grandchildren; nineteen great grandchildren and one great, great grandchild and several nieces and nephews. Ruby didn't know a stranger no matter where she traveled. She graduated from HEHS in 1948 and continued to organize the reunions for over 60 years. She was involved with the Republican Party and wrote and published "Lil Ruby" Memoirs. Services will be held 1:00 p.m. Saturday, December 8, 2018 at Klingel-Carpenter Mortuary by Father Paul Yuenger. Interment will follow in Ridgelawn Memorial Burial Park. Friends may call Saturday 11:30 a.m. until service time at the funeral home. Family Guestbook at www.klingelcarpenter.com
From: Angela Busse Dec 5 2018 8:27AM In this sorrowful time, I would like to extend to you my heartfelt condolences. May our Lord comfort you and your loved ones. From: Carlos Hoschar Dec 6 2018 10:50AM I have known this woman for over 50 years to her children her grandchildren and her great-grandchildren and her great great grandson my thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this time as they always are I hope everyone's prayers helped to bring a piece and I come to you at this most trying time God bless all of you and keep you safe From: Philip Marshall Dec 6 2018 9:00PM Our heartfelt condolences to the entire Stefan family from the Marshalls.