Nadyne P. Steffens, 73, Stover, died Monday night, October 14, 2013, at University Hospital, Columbia.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 18, 2013, at St. Pauls Lutheran Church, Stover, with Rev. Erik Rottmann and Vicar Gerald Kurka officiating. Burial will be in St. Pauls Lutheran The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013, at the Scrivner-Morrow Funeral Home, Stover, with a Prayer Service at 6:30 p.m.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the Golden Age Living Center Appreciation Fund or St. Pauls Lutheran Church. Online condolences may be left at www.scrivner-morrow.com.
She was born June 9, 1940, in Cole Camp, a daughter of John P. and Marie Harms Klindworth. On January 27, 1978, in Stover, Nadyne married H. Emil Steffens who preceded her in death September 29, 2013.
She was baptized July 7, 1940, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Cole Camp and confirmed July 19, 1953, at St. Pauls Lutheran Church in Cole Camp.
She was a graduate of Cole Camp High School. She worked in the food industry all of her life, first owning the Bee Hive Restaurant, Cole Camp, for a few years, then as a waitress at the State Fair Restaurant, Sedalia. She retired from the Pioneer Restaurant, Versailles, after 32 years. She was a member of St. Pauls Lutheran Church, Stover.
Survivors include three children, Cindy and husband, Mark Gardner, Brookfield; Peggy and husband Bob Bay, Sedalia, and Terry and wife Becky Bugh, of Tennessee; two sisters, Thelma Balke, Cole Camp, and Florine Craddock, California state; three step-daughters, Susan and husband, Vernon Roe, Jana and husband, Fred Kennedy, and Brenda Steffens; nine grandchildren, Beth and husband, Tarl Kirkpatrick, Shenea Gardner, Brad Gardner, Chad and wife, Ariel Gardner, Elaine and husband, Robert Shelton, Josh Bugh, Jordan and wife, Brittany Bugh, Justin and wife, Jenna Bay, and Jesse Bay; five great-grandchildren, Aalayah and Alex Kirkpatrick, James Gardner and Lauren and Mara Shelton; step-grandchildren; nieces; nephews; other relatives; and friends.
She was also preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Annie Gazzaway; and two brothers, Leroy and Arlie Klindworth.