She was born August 11, 1933, at Ellinwood; the daughter of Melvin Cornelius and Dora Flanders Kasselman.
She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, Rural Life of Farm Bureau, Country Club, Fort Larned Historical Society, VFW Auxiliary and Gem Gals unit all of Larned, KAEOP and the Pinochle group of Burdett for
On March 30, 1952, she married Vern Steffen at Zook, Kansas. He survives.
Other survivors include: two sons, Tony Steffen and wife Christin, Wichita and Craig Steffen and wife Janice, Lenexa; two brothers, Ralph Kasselman, Ponca City, Oklahoma and Max Kasselman, Andale; a sister,
Linda Parr, Larned, and four grandchildren; Amanda Steffen, Samantha Steffen, Brock Steffen and Layne Steffen.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, Harlan Kasselman and Robert Kasselman and a grandson Kevin Steffen.
Funeral will be at 10:00 a.m. Saturday at the First Presbyterian Church, Larned with Pastor Dennis Scheibmeir presiding. Visitation will be from 9a.m. to 8p.m. Friday at Beckwith Mortuary, Larned. Burial will be in
Brown’s Grove Cemetery, Burdett.
Memorials may be sent to the First Presbyterian Church or the Welcome Inn Senior center both in care of Beckwith Mortuary, Box 477 Larned, KS 67550. Condolences may be left for the family at