Dorothy Maxine (Ebersole) Stegman
Dorothy Maxine (Ebersole) Stegman took her last breath on Friday February 1, 2013 at 2:04pm just 3 days before her 84th birthday. Everyone knew her as "Mickey". She was born Feb. 4, 1929 in Plains KS and was one of 7 children of Charles Milton Ebersole and Mabel Emma Pippitt. She graduated from Plains High School with the Class of 1946.
She was preceded in death by her husband Walter Carl Stegman who passed in August of 2011.
She was the faithful and loving mother to eight children: Cassandra, Christopher, Stephen, Robert, Susan, Mary Kay, Michael and Daniel. She was the grandmother to Daymien, Kara, Jeremy, Jonathan, Sterling, Leldon, Myson Lyle and Joshua and the great grandmother to Nicki, Mia Grace, Tristyn, Cameron, Jackson and Mia Miwasa Nevaeh.
She was a volunteer for the March of Dimes, St. Josephs and Mary Bridge hospitals and served on the Fife School Board for several years. She enjoyed played the piano, singing in the church choir and performing barbershop harmonies with Sweet Adelines.
She will be fondly remembered and missed by all who knew her for her kindness, compassion and gentle spirit. She was a devoted Catholic since marrying Carl in 1948 and a devoted parishioner of St. Martin of Tours for over 45 years.
Her last few days were at the Franciscan Hospice House in Tacoma surrounding by her loving children. She said she was ready to go and be with Carl in Heaven.
Her services were held at St. Martin of Tours church in Fife on February 14th, 2013. She was buried at the Tahoma National Cemetery.