George A. Steffens, 96, Vero Beach

George A. Steffens, 96, of Vero Beach, died Wednesday, March 2, 2011, at his home.

He was born July 19, 1914, in Summit, Ill., and had been a resident of Vero Beach for seven years, coming from Mount Prospect, Ill.

Steffens retired in 1979 from Universal Oil Products, Des Plaines, Ill., as a knock test supervisor.

He was of Baptist faith and a member of Vista Royal Bridge Club and the former Vista Royal Golf Club.

Survivors include his wife of 73 years, Grace Steffens; son, Dr. Bruce Steffens, of Moline, Ill.; daughters Georgia Nelson, of Palatine, Ill., and Terry Anderson, of Hanover Park, Ill; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

He was predeceased by his sisters, Pearl Robertson, Marie Jones and Alice Steffens.

No services are scheduled at this time.

Donations may be made to VNA & Hospice Foundation, 1110 35th Lane, Vero Beach, FL 32960.

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