Wells Shera Lynn Steckelberg, age 57, of Wells, died Monday, July 21, 2014, at her home in Wells, surrounded by her family.
Funeral Services were held July 25, 2014, at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Wells. Rev. Laurie Stoeger officiated and interment was in Rosehill Cemetery in Wells. Bruss-Heitner Funeral Home of Wells was in charge of arrangements.
Shera Lynn was born July 13, 1957, the daughter of Gerald and Jeannine (Lembke) Zabel, in Wells. Shera graduated from Wells-Easton High School, the class of 1975. She started her working career as a nurse's aide in Blue Earth at St. Luke's Lutheran Care Center, had worked for many years at Parkview Care Center in Wells, and most recently, worked at Country Neighbors in Mapleton. She enjoyed camping with her family, spending time with her grandchildren, playing Bingo and cards. She was a member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church of Wells, the Legion Auxiliary and past President of the Women's Auxiliary. Shera will always be remembered as a caregiver. She gave loving care to her husband, her children, grandchildren, father, extended family, patients, residents, co-workers and friends. Shera gave unconditional love to all she met. We will miss her especially for that.
Shera is survived by her husband, Dean, and son, Tanner, both of Wells; stepchildren, Aubrey Steckelberg, of Owatonna, and Ben Steckelberg (Jamie Wandersee), of New Ulm; three grandchildren, Tashina Barta, Noalin Nordaas, and Ethen; father, Gerald Zabel; two brothers, Terry (Lana) Zabel, of Austin, and Barry Zabel, of Mankato; very special friend, Carmen Tatarek, of Wells; father-in-law, John Steckelberg, of Wells; in-laws, Gaylene Steckelberg, of Owatonna, Bill (Amy) Steckelberg, of Wells, Jean (Ken) Wessels, of Blue Earth, Janice (Keith) Olson, of St. Cloud, and Sue (Bob) Rishavy, of Alexandria; along with many cousins, many nieces and nephews and their families, and a host of friends.
Shera is preceded in death by her mother; nephew, Beau Zabel; mother-in-law, Milda; and brother-in-law, Dennis.
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