Steier, Marian Rose
January 23. 1923 - March 15,2022
Our Sweet Irish Rose"
She is preceded in death by her parents, John and Cecilia Mahon and brother John and wife Ethel Mahon as well as Beloved Husband of 76 years, Maurice Joseph Steier. daughter- in-law Yvette Steier, son David and wife Arlene.
She is survived by children, Dr. Jim, Susan, Rich (Nancy), Dr. Dan (Carole) Dr. Nick (Sue), Joe (Kelly), and Patrick (Maria), 30 Grandchildren, 34 Great Grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
Born January 23, 1923 on the family farm in Ponca, Nebraska where her parents owned Ponca General Store. She was the valedictorian and Prom queen at Ponca high school. She went to business school and worked at Mutual of Omaha. She then met Maurice Steier at Mary's cafe and they were married on May 1, 1943 at St Johns Church on the campus of Creighton University.
They then moved to California where she lived with her son, Jim until her husband returned from World War II in the South Pacific.
She remained very active in many organizations while raising eight children. She became President of the Pharmacist Womens Auxiliary Club and played pinochle with the same group of women for forty years.
Marian was 100 percent Irish and loved her Irish heritage. The family celebrated every St Patricks day together, Mom and Dad taught us to love our Catholic faith, obtain a Creighton professional degree and love our family and friends. Mom was the fun spirited leader of our big family. She loved Irish music, enjoyed chocolate, and a good glass of chardonnay wine. She never complained about anything or anyone even while raising 7 sons and 1 daughter.
She is our beloved Wild Irish Rose.
A Vigil service will be held Sunday, March 20th at 5:00 PM at St Robert Bellarmine Catholic Church.
The Vigil service will be followed by a Traditional Irish Wake in the Mainelli Center at St Robert Bellarmine Catholic Church.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, March 21st at 10:30 AM at St Robert Bellarmine Catholic Church.
Interment, Resurrection Cemetery.
Memorials may be sent to the Maurice and Marian Steier scholarship fund c/o Creighton Prep, or to St. Bernard Catholic Church.
The Steier Family would like to thank the 9th Floor South Nurses at Methodist Hospital for their ten days of excellent care to our Mother and the support they gave to our family.