Steffen, Mary Ann (Surprenant) passed away on June 10th, 2022, at Auburn Home in Waconia, MN after a brief battle with lung cancer. Mary was born on October 17th, 1941, in New Ulm, MN to Ralph and Augusta (Dresow) Surprenant. Mary grew up with her family of 13 siblings on a farm in Currie, MN. She completed nurse's training at St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester, MN, in 1962. Mary married Jim Steffen in 1967, and together they raised two sons, Philip and Kurt. They lived in Cottage Grove, Eden Prairie, and Minnetonka MN. After her children were grown, Mary lived in Tracy, MN and Brookings, SD, before eventually moving to Waconia, MN where she lived independently and then at the Auburn Home after a fall and hip fracture. Visitation, memorial service, and reception will be at the Johnson Funeral Home in Waconia on July 1st, 2022. Visitation will begin at 9 AM, and will continue until the memorial service, officiated by Father Paul Surprenant, begins at 11 AM. The reception and luncheon will immediately follow the memorial service, at the funeral home. At Mary's request, her remains will be placed next to her son, Philip, at Resurrection Cemetery. A graveside service, at Resurrection Cemetery, 5555 Covington Road, Shorewood MN will begin at 1:30 PM following the memorial service and reception. Arrangements are with the Johnson Funeral Home in Waconia. 952-442-2121 johnsonfh.com
Mary Ann (Surprenant) Steffen
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