The  Shelbyville  News
Friday, July 23, 2010
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Marion Ray Steffey, 85, Westfield died Saturday, July 17, 2010, Westfield.
Born Aug. 15, 1924, Tipton County, to  Samuel Roy and  Goldie Mae (McCarty) Steffey.
Survivors:  daughters, Kathryn Wooldridge (husband, Stephen) Sheridan,  Tanya VanOsdol (husband, David) Arlington, Carla Newcomer (husband, Brad) Nappanee,  Kenya Beasley, Syracuse,  Leisa Jones (husband, Bob), Royal Oak, Mich.; brothers,  Russell L. Steffey, Shelbyville,  Roy Frances Steffey (wife, Thelma), Belle Chasse, La.,  Max Steffey (wife, Barbara), Fort Meyers Beach, Fla.; 13 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death by his wives,  Roberta Keaton,  Rose Olive Martin  and  Emalee Bowles, four brothers and three sisters.
Retired salesman.
U.S. Army veteran serving from April 9, 1943, to March 15, 1946.  Attained the rank of Tech 5th Grade; awarded the American Theater Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Ribbon with one Bronze Star, Philippine Liberation Ribbon with one Bronze Star, Good Conduct Ribbon and the World War II Victory Medal.
Graduated from Morristown High School in 1942 and attended Purdue University.
Memberships included American Legion in Morristown, Veterans of Foreign Wars in Westfield, the former Tri County Harmonizers, Circle City Sounds, Venice Florida Goirdaliers, Carthage Masonic Lodge and North Port Florida Presbyterian Church.
Westfield Friends Church, 324 S. Union St., Westfield, Pastor Lou Herchenroeder officiating.
Burial:  military honors, Hamilton Memorial Park Cemetery, Noblesville.
Todd Funeral Home, 805 N. Main St. in Rushville.
Contributions:  donorís choice of charities.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelby  Democrat
April 17, 1930
Page 2
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FUNERAL  FRIDAY   
    FORMER  RESIDENT
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          Funeral services for the late  Thomas Steffey  will be held at ten o'clock Friday morning at the Forest Hill cemetery chapel and burial will be there.  The body arrived here this morning from Detroit, Mich., where death occurred Sunday and it was taken to the Morris H. Sleeth funeral home on south Harrison street, where friends may call until the time for the funeral Friday.
          Mr. Steffey passed away last Sunday morning at the home of a daughter,  Mrs. Kate Miskell  in Detroit.  He had resided here many years and was widely known in this community.  His home had been at Detroit, the past twelve years.  Mrs. Steffey was seventy-six years old at his death.  The widow, three daughters and on son survive.
          Services of the funeral and burial will be conducted by the Rev. R. R. Cross, of this city.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming

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