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Walter Steen

October 29, 1933 ~ February 12, 2020 (age 86)

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Walter Steen, 86, of Lower Burrell, went to his home above on Wednesday February 12, 2020.  He was the son of Christian and Freda (Reissner) Steen.  Walter was the loving husband of 60 years to Idella (Mitchell) Steen.  He was the dear father of Susan (Curt) Baumann, of Monroeville, and Sandra (Brian) Moroney, Shoemakersville, PA, and son-in-law Steve Thomas, of Michigan; loving grandpa of Erika, Erin, Justin and 4 great grandchildren; brother of Hans (Donna) Steen, of New York, and Frieda Carnahan, of California.  He was preceded in death by his parents and his daughter Barbara Thomas.  Walter was a certified machinist and retired from Alcoa after 30 years of service.  He also worked for Westinghouse in Cheswick.  He was active in the Bethesda Evangelical Lutheran Church in Lower Burrell.  He was also a member of the Alle-Kiski Barber Shop chorus and former Square Dancer with Highland Twirlers, and also the Wheelers and Dealers.  He loved jigsaw puzzles and sudoku. He was proud to have served in the Army for 2 years.  Family and friends will be received from 3-5 p.m. Saturday in the Frank F. Gigler Funeral Home, Inc., Robert P. Karish, Supervisor, 2877 Leechburg Road, Lower Burrell, PA 15068. Services will be on Sunday at 3 p.m. in Bethesda Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lower Burrell with Pastor Elaine Hower officiating.  Everyone please meet at the church.  Family and friends are welcome to attend the burial in Greenwood Memorial Park at 11 a.m. on Monday.  Memorial contributions may be made to Heifer International, 1 World Avenue, Little Rock, Arkansas 72202.

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February 15, 2020

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Frank F. Gigler Funeral Home
2877 Leechburg Road
Lower Burrell, PA 15068

Funeral Service
February 16, 2020

3:00 PM
Bethesda Evangelical Lutheran Church
3084 Leechburg Road
Lower Burrell, PA 15068

February 17, 2020

11:00 AM
Greenwood Memorial Park, Lower Burrell


Heifer International
1 World Avenue, Little Rock AR 72202

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