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Lois Steigerwald

LOIS J. STEIGERWALD (nee Laven) age 81, beloved wife for 56 years of Albert; loving mother of Beth Dixon (husband William), Jill, and the late Sara; devoted grandmother of Luke; cherished daughter of the late Joseph and Mary (nee Manney) Laven; dearest sister of Joseph “Jack” Laven (wife Denise), Kathy Radich (husband George, deceased) and the late Joan Adams (husband William) and Marilou Curran (husband Thomas, deceased); dear aunt, great-aunt and godmother of many.

Lois was born on February 13, 1938 in Lorain and passed away on July 5, 2019. She was a resident of Lyndhurst for 56 years, formerly of Lorain. Lois graduated from High School in New York and graduated from St. John College. She was a schoolteacher in Cleveland for many years. Lois was a member of St. Clare Catholic Church for 56 years where she taught CCD and played at guitar Masses. She loved playing bridge, spending time with her grandson, going out to eat with friends and was an avid reader. Lois will be remembered most as a loving, strong-willed, funny, and very intelligent woman who was protective of her family. She will be dearly missed.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in memory of Lois to the Ursuline College Student Scholarship Fund, Development Office 2550 Lander Rd, Pepper Pike, OH 44124 or the charity of your choice.

Cremation by DeJohn Crematory. Relatives and friends are invited to meet for the Mass of Christian Burial Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 10:30 AM at St. Clare Catholic Church 5659 Mayfield Rd, Cleveland, OH 44124. Arrangements by THE DeJOHN-FLYNN-MYLOTT FUNERAL HOME OF SOUTH EUCLID.

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  1. We will always remember Aunt Lois for her great laugh and humor , Prayers to all of you , Love Maryjo O’Donnell and family

    • We have the best family memories, don’t we..??
      We are blessed to have such great families! Take Care. Love to all

  2. Yvonne Wolters

    Sincere condolences to Jill and the family and friends.

  3. I taught with Lois at Forest Hill Parkway for a few years. I remember her as being funny, kind and an excellent first grade teacher. My sympathies to her family.

  4. Nancy and Dieter Huth

    Our sympathy to Al and family on the passing of his dear wife Lois.
    We remember her smile and cheerful manner.
    May she Rest In Peace.

  5. Hazel and Walter M. Drake, III

    Dear family,
    You did everything you could you cared and you loved Lois, we are praying that during this difficult time you will be surrounded by God’s comforting love and his peace that only he can give, we are so sorry for your loss.
    With our deepest sympathy and love.

  6. Dana Smith-Dukes

    Steigerwald family-
    I’d like to extend my condolences and prayers to you all during this difficult time. Mrs. Steigerwald was one of a kind, she will be missed.

    Prayers for comfort to you all..

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