American Veteran 01

Ray Fred Steffen

October 9, 1923 ~ September 3, 2019 (age 95)


Ray Fred Steffen, 95, of Orangeburg passed away on Tuesday, September 3, 2019.                                                                    

Funeral services will be held at 12:00 P.M. on Friday, September 6, 2019 at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 975 Willington Dr. Orangeburg, S.C. 29118.  Pastor John Mark Patrick will be officiating.  Burial will follow at Crestlawn Memorial Gardens in Orangeburg.

The family will receive friends from 11:00 A.M. until 12:00 P.M. on Friday, September 6, 2019 prior to the funeral service.

Pallbearers will be John Dukes, Dr. Sam Lambrecht, Dr. Michael Salley, Wayne Walling, Dr. Brush Babb and Johnny McLellan.               

Mr. Ray was born on October 9, 1923 in Wilkesville, Ohio.  He was the son of the late Emil Steffen the late Marie Strausbaugh Steffen.  He attended and graduated from Wilkesville High School.  After graduation he entered the United States Army Signal Corps on July 6, 1942 where he served over seas in C.B.I. for three years.  Mr. Ray was then honorably discharged from the Army in November of 1945.  He married Mrs. Betty Spires on January 1, 1945.  He was preceded in death by Mrs. Betty in September of 1987.

Survivors include his sons, Dan Steffen (Gresha), Mike Steffen, Doug Steffen; six grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren and a sister Eleanor Steffen Benedict.

Friends may call the residence of Dan Steffen.

Memorials may be made to Trinity Presbyterian Church Mission fund at 975 Willington Drive Orangeburg, S.C. 29118.

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September 6, 2019

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Trinity Presbyterian Church (Orangeburg, S.C)

Funeral Service
September 6, 2019

12:00 PM
Trinity Presbyterian Church (Orangeburg, S.C)

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