Erwin G. Steffen, 63, of Dyersville, died Monday, Aug. 12, 2013, at his home in Dyersville surrounded by his family. Services were held Aug. 16 at the Basilica of St. Francis Xavier in Dyersville, with the Rev. Dennis Quint officiating. Burial was in St. Francis Cemetery in Dyersville.
Erwin was born July 19, 1950, in Independence, son of Reynold and Frances (Riniker) Steffen. He received his education in the Ryan and Maquoketa Valley Schools. On Aug. 27, 1974, he was united in marriage to Dianne at the Basilica of St. Francis Xavier in Dyersville. He was employed at John Deere Dubuque Works and farmed for 20 years. He then worked for Crop Production Services for the last 15 years.
He was a member of St. Francis Xavier Parish.
He is survived locally by a sister, Carolyn (Clem) Ryan of Swisher.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.reifffuneralhomeinc.com .