Karl Steffens, 69, of Tamms, died at 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, at Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion.
He was born on July 10, 1943, in Bederkesa, Germany, the son of Johann Klaus Christian and Julianna Marie (Bobe) Steffens.
He married Barbara McClain on April 1, 1967, in Park Forest.
He is survived by one daughter, Inge Elena Steffens (Charles Edward) Smith; three grandchildren, Kayla Elena Burton, Archelle Steven Trexler and Sara Louise Dawn Smith; two sisters, Mildred Finne of Bederkesa, Germany, and Marianna Segner of New Haven, Conn.; several nieces and nephews, including Lutz Finne of Bederkesa, Germany; a good friend, Geneva Alger of Elco; other relatives and many friends.
Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, today, at Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro with Pastor Kathy Montira officiating.
Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro is in charge of arrangements.
To view this obituary or to leave an online condolence for the family, visit www.rendlemanhilemanfh.com.