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Evelyn C. Steffen

Service Date: May 21, 2021
Visitation Info: Linnemann Funeral Home Erlanger
Interment Info: St. Stephen Cemetery
Service Info: St. Henry Church
Service Info

Evelyn C. Steffen, 86, of Erlanger, KY, passed away on Friday, May 14, 2021 at St. Elizabeth Hospice in Edgewood, KY.  Evelyn was born to the late Howard and Evelyn (Meyer) Reis.  She retired from Commonwealth Hilton and was a homemaker.  Evelyn was a past member of the Erlanger VFW Ladies Auxiliary, St. Anthony’s Ladies Auxiliary of St. John’s Church in Covington, and Carol’s Crochet Club at the Florence Library.  She was a 56-year member of St. Henry Church and was a member of the St. Henry Altar Society.  And, she was a Kentucky Colonel.  Evelyn loved people.  Her purpose in life was making people smile and helping them have a good day.  In addition to her parents, Evelyn was preceded in death by her first husband Jack Webster, her second husband Arthur Steffen, and her brother Raymond Reis.  She is survived by her children Jacquelyn Wolfe, Antoinette Webster (Keith Jones), Michael Webster (Doris), and Catherine Greene (Steve); step children: Lori Steffen, Daniel Steffen (Jean), Leslie Price (David), Patrick Steffen (Marie), Donna Steffen (Jerry May), and Toni Detisch (Ron), 26 grandchildren, 27 great grandchildren.  She is also survived by her sister-in-law, Carol Steffen, and many nieces and nephews.  A visitation will be held on Thursday, May 20, 2021 from 5pm until 8pm at Linnemann Funeral Home in Erlanger, KY.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, May 21, 2021 at 12:30pm at St. Henry Church in Elsmere, KY.  The Mass of Christian Burial will be livestreamed.  You can view the livestream at  Interment will be at St. Stephen Cemetery in Ft. Thomas, KY.  Memorial contributions can be sent to the American Diabetes Association, St. Elizabeth Hospice, or the American Heart Association.  Online condolences can be made at  Please wear red lipstick in honor of Evelyn.  Due to COVID restrictions.  Guests that have not been fully vaccinated will be required to wear a mask at the funeral home and church

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Linnemann Funeral Home Erlanger

30 Commonwealth Avenue
12:30 pm

St. Henry Church

3813 Dixie Hwy
Elsmere, KY 41018
Phone: (859) 727-2035

St. Stephen Cemetery

Address: 523 Alexandria Pike Ft. Thomas, KY 41075
12:00 am - 12:00 am

Evelyn C. Steffen


Dearest Friend

I am so very sad to hear of Evelyn’s passing. I wish I could be there with you to show my respect for your wonderful mother. She was full of laughter, love, caring and generosity. She always made me feel at home with I visited with you all.

Evelyn will be sorely missed but never forgotten. She holds a special place in the hearts of all that knew her.

Love Always, Betty Jo

For Jackie

Jackie, hugs and prayers for your family during this time of loss. I am very sorry and know that your mother meant the world to you. You spoke very highly of her and I can see that you are a lot like her. I can’t make it there but will watch the services. Continued prayers for your difficult time and know that your FEW sisters are here for you when you need us.

Sending sympathy and prayer

Sending my Sympathy on the death of Evelyn. She was a friend of my mother, Rita Schmitz Weisenberger from childhood in Newport.

Paul Weisenberger

The Honorable Order offers its Deepest Condolences

On behalf of the Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels, the Order offers its deepest condolences and is proud of a life well lived by Colonel Steffen.

Sherry Crose, Executive Director
Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels