Caroline Helen Steffl age 85, of Springfield, died on January 21, 2020, at New Ulm Medical Center.
Visitation will be held Monday, February 3, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the St. Raphael Catholic Church, Springfield.
Funeral Service will be held at the St. Raphael Catholic Church, Springfield, on Monday, February 3, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. The clergy will be Father Phil Schotzko.
Interment will be at the St. Raphael Catholic Cemetery in Springfield.
Caroline Helen Fromm Steffl was born on March 7, 1934 in New Ulm, MN to Antone & Leona (Reibel) Fromm. She graduated from St. Mary’s High School in Sleepy Eye in 1952. She was a first attendant for Miss Sleepy Eye. Caroline married Cyril Thomas Steffl on October 28, 1952 at St. Mary’s Church in Sleepy Eye. Caroline was a bookkeeper for the family business, Steffl Well Drilling until 1995 when Cyril retired. She enjoyed fishing trips, gardening, baking, cooking, volunteering, traveling, playing cards, reading, dancing, entertaining large groups of people and spending time with family and friends. Caroline was a member of St. Raphael’s Church where she was in the church choir, St. Anne’s Alter committee and the CCW.
She is survived by her sons, Michael (Roxy) Steffl of New London, Thomas (Lee) Steffl of Springfield, daughters, Sandra (Greg) Wille of Lamberton, Cheryl (Lowell) Lang of Springfield, Kay Steffl of Springfield, Lori (Jeff) Brown of New London, daughter-in-law, Monica (Bill) Whitmore of Lake Crystal and 15 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren, 1 great-great grandchild and sisters-in-law, Alice Steffl of New Ulm and Carmen Steffl of Colorado. She was preceded in death by her parents, Antone & Leona Fromm, husband, Cyril, son, Steven, brother, James Fromm and grandson, Luke Steffl.
Arrangements are with the Sturm Funeral Home in Springfield. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.sturmfh.com.