Funeral services for Sarah Steiger, age 76 of Willow City, were held on Friday, January 22, 2016 at 10:00 am at the Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Bottineau. Officiating at the service was the Pastor Joshua Reimche. Sharon Marquardt was the pianist and the congregation sang sleeted hymns. Casket bearers were Michael Biberdorf, Nicholas Biberdorf, Michelle Biberdorf, Zachary Biberdorf, Jordan Azure and Rod Peterson. Burial will be at the Gardena Methodist Cemetery.
Sarah Steiger, a daughter of Ernest and Sarah (Gruszie) Steiger, was born on June 9, 1939 at Rugby. At the age of six weeks, after her mother’s death, she made her home with her grandma Gruszie, aunt Albena and uncles, Fred and Henry on the family farm near Gardena. She lived there until 1976 when she and Albena moved into Willow City. She attended rural school for two years in Elysian Township. She later was enrolled at the Anne Carlson School in Jamestown and graduated from Gardena High School in 1960. Following Albena’s death, Sarah lived with her sister, Anna Biberdorf and her family on the Steiger farm. They moved into Willow City in 1994.
Sarah passed away on Monday, January 18, 2016 at a Minot hospital.
She is survived by her sister, Anna Biberdorf of Willow City; nephew, Bill (Kimberly) Biberdorf of Rolette; niece, Amy (Vern) Vetter of Bismarck; great nieces and nephews, Michael Biberdorf, Nicholas Biberdorf, Michelle Biberdorf, Zachary Biberdorf, Jordan Azure, Katin Vetter, Emma Vetter and Elizabeth Klien.
Arrangements were with Nero Funeral Home in Bottineau.
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