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Bonnie J. Steffen – Luxemburg


Bonnie J. Steffen, 64, of Luxemburg, Iowa, passed away Thursday, January 28, 2021, at home, surrounded by her loving family, after a courageous battle with cancer.

Visitation will be held 3-8 p.m., Monday, February 1, 2021 at Kramer Funeral Home, in Dyersville, Iowa. Visitation will continue from 9:15 – 10:15 a.m. prior to funeral services.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Luxemburg, Iowa with burial in the church cemetery.  Rev. Noah Diehm will officiate.

Bonnie was born December 13, 1956 in Manchester, Iowa the daughter of Herbert and Wilma (Goedken) Burkle.  She married Ronald “Hot Rod” Steffen on June 13, 1987 in Petersburg, Iowa and together they raised two children in Luxemburg. He preceded her in death on July 11, 2007.

Bonnie will be dearly missed. She lived a full and selfless life dedicated to her children and always put others needs before her own. She was full of wisdom and perfectly timed wit. Her favorite times were spent with her children, family, and friends. She enjoyed reading, especially from her Danielle Steel collection, baking, completing puzzles, sewing, and tending to her flower beds.

Bonnie is survived by her children: Kimberly (Adam) Turner of Muscatine, IA and Jesse Steffen of Milwaukee, WI; siblings: Dale Burkle and Diann (Kevin) Carpenter both of Earlville, Lavern (Carol) Burkle of New Vienna, Joyce (Dave) Loeffelholz of Dyersville, Sally (Ralph) Hinrichsen of Monticello, Sandra (Ron) Weber of Masonville, Roger (Nancy) Burkle of New Vienna, LuAnn (Ken) Weber of Quasqueton, Linda (Dan Schrader) Burkle of Earlville, Vickie (Tym) Theisen of New Vienna, Mary Ann (Charles) Willenbring of Grinell,

in-laws: Linda Steffen of Luxemburg, Wayne (Debbie) Steffen of Rickardsville Terry (Kathy) Steffen of Holy Cross, Laura (Loren) Harbaugh of Sanford, FL, Sam (Pam) Steffen of Peosta, and Lois (Denny) Garin of Guttenberg, and several nieces and nephews.

She is also preceded in death by her husband, her parents, Herbert and Wilma Burkle, parents-in-law, Julius and Verna Mae Steffen, a brother-in-law, Stanley Steffen.

The family would like to send a special thanks to Amy and Julie with Hospice of Dubuque, Traci with Unity Point Home Health, Guttenberg Municipal Hospital, and Dr. Berg and his team at the University of Iowa.

Information available at  Cards may be sent to the family in care of Kramer Funeral Home, 750 – 12th Ave SW, Dyersville, Iowa  52040.


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