The Byron Express 7-29-1932
Mrs. Elizabeth Pike Steffa, wife of Josiah Steffa, passed away at her Byron home on Friday evening July 22, 1932, of an illness due to paralytic stroke suffered some months ago.
Mrs. Steffa had been a resident of Byron for forty years and was also a native of Ogle County. She was born at Mount Morris on August 19, 1861, a daughter of Mr. And Mrs. David W. Pike. She is survived by her husband, a daughter, Mrs. Fred Himert, four brothers--- George, Melvin, William, and Arthur, and a sister, Mrs. Edith Lacy of Myersville, Mo. Another sister, Mrs. Ellen Rock of Navarre, Kansas, preceded her in death but two days.
Funeral services were held from the home on Sunday afternoon, and were in charge of Rev. L.M. Isaacs. Burial was in Silver Creek Cemetery.
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