Robert J. Steger, 87, of Dyersville passed away Thursday, April 8, 2021, at MercyOne Medical Center in Dubuque.
Visitation was held from 2-7 p.m. Sunday, April 11, 2021 at Kramer Funeral Home in Dyersville. Visitation continued Monday from 9-10 a.m. at the funeral home.
Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, April 12, 2021 at St. Francis Xavier Basilica in Dyersville with burial in the church cemetery. Military Honors were accorded by American Legion Post 137. Mass was live streamed at https://youtu.be/k5IQWSi79TA
Bob was born Aug. 28, 1933 near Colesburg the son of Arnold and Gertrude (Lansing) Steger. He married Lillian Hermsen June 5, 1956, in Petersburg. He served in the Army. Together they farmed near Dyersville for most of their lives. He enjoyed his grandchildren, taking them fishing on Sunday afternoons on the pontoon on the Mississippi River, and golfing. He was a member of American Legion Post 137.
He is survived by his wife, Lillian, three sons: Keith (Judy) Steger of Colesburg, Ron (Karen) Steger of Bankston, and Jim (Gwen Link) Steger of Dyersville; three daughters: Lisa (Kevin) Goedken of Worthington, Linda (Jim) Hansel of Dyersville, Sarah Steger of Palo, a son-in-law, Mike (Donna) Meyer of Dyersville and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; siblings: Patrick (Margie) Steger, Charles (Carol) Steger and Mary Ann Bonert, all of New Vienna; in-laws: Rosemary Steger-Nickol of Dyersville, Donald (Shawn) Hermsen of Epworth and Kay Holtz of Ocean Springs, Miss.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a daughter, Lori Meyer in 2006, a son, Mark Steger in 2009, a grandson, Jason Steger, siblings, Lillian Wessels and John Steger, and in-laws: Jim Wessels, Bill Bonert Pat Hermsen and Jerry Holtz.
Information available at www.kramerfuneral.com. Cards may be sent to the family in care of Kramer Funeral Home, 750 – 12th Ave SW, Dyersville, Iowa 52040.