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Mary Jo Steeby
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Obituary for Mary Jo Steeby

Mary Jo Steeby

Mary Jo Steeby, 79, St. Joseph, Missouri, on August 9, 2017, went home to be with her Lord and Savior. She was surrounded by her loving family.
She was born in Bigelow, Missouri, to Ben and Alta Rother.
Mary Jo married Donald D. Steeby, who survives of the home, on May 21, 1960, at Maitland United Methodist Church.
She was an administrative assistant throughout her working years, retiring from American Family Insurance after 25 years.
Mary Jo was a longtime and active member of Green Valley Baptist Church. She made hospice gowns, and she was also a member of Heartland Embroidery Club. She enjoyed sewing, quilting, and cooking. Above all, she was dedicated to her family.
She was preceded in death by her parents and sister, Elizabeth Stuart.
Survivors include her husband of 57 years; son, Mike Steeby (Becky), Smithville; daughter, Marcia Steeby, St. Joseph; niece, Angela Brook (John), Mound City; nephew, Ben Brook, Mound City; brother-in-law, Renick Stuart, Mound City; sister-in-law, Sherry Niebuhr (Bob), Savannah; and her loving dog, Plato; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Farewell Services 10:00 A.M. Monday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Interment Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will gather with friends 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Sunday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Green Valley Baptist Church. Online guest book and obituary at

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Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory

5005 Frederick Blvd
St. Joseph , Missouri 64506





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Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory

5005 Frederick Blvd
St. Joseph , Missouri 64506

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Memorial Park Cemetery

5005 Frederick Ave
St. Joseph , Missouri 64506

Memorial Contribution

Green Valley Baptist Church

3110 Cook Rd
St. Joseph, Missouri 64506

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