Evelyn 'Steff' Mae Porter - Rochester

The funeral for Evelyn "Steff" Mae Porter will be at 2 p.m. on June 29, 2012, at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Rochester, with Rev. James Heining officiating. A private burial will be at Zumbrota Cemetery. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church.

Ms. Porter, 76, of Rochester, passed away peacefully at her home on Monday, June 26, 2012.

Evelyn "Steff" Mae Porter was born on Sept. 24, 1935, in Red Wing, to Rudolph Steffens and Edna Steffens (Firl). She was raised in Wanamingo and the Zumbrota area. She graduated from Zumbrota High School in 1954. She moved to Rochester in 1955 and started working at Rochester Methodist Hospital. She worked there for 25 years, retiring in 1980.

She is survived by her son, Jeffery Carl Porter of Rochester, and her daughter, Dawn I. Hollund of Rochester; 3 grandchildren, Cory Porter, Dana Hollund and Shawn Hollund; brother, LuVerne (Lola) Steffens of Kansas City, Mo.; and sister-in-law, Wanda Steffens.

She is preceded in death by her parents; one sister and one brother, and one nephew.

Memorials are preferred to the donor’s choice.

Macken Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.