Cisco - Nadine Stephan, age 87, passed away Sunday, November 15, 2009 at Homestead Nursing Center. Funeral services will be held at Redeemer Lutheran Church, where she was a long time member, Wednesday November 18th at 2:00 pm with Vicar Eric Stinnette officiating. Burial will follow at Redeemer Lutheran Cemetery in Cisco under the direction of the Summers-Chambers Funeral Home.
Mrs. Stephan was born July 12, 1922 in Long Branch, Texas to Robert and Dee (Poff) Hageman. She married Robert Stephan on March 14, 1942 in Cisco, Texas.
She was a dedicated farm wife and mother, worked at Eubanks Restaurant, Boss Manufacturing, Cisco Nursing Home and later cared for many precious children. She was a faithful member of Christ Lutheran and Redeemer Lutheran Church and ministered lovingly and compassionately to friends, neighbors and relatives. Her grandsons, who she loved and adored, loved her home cooked meals.
Nadine was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Robert; and her sisters, Lois Rumley and Dorothy White.
She is survived by her daughter Elaine and her husband Danny; sister, Bobbie Ray and husband Mark; her grandchildren, Sean Schaefer and wife Erin, Matt Schaefer and wife Jasilyn, and David Schaefer and wife Amanda; two great-grandchildren, Christian and Kaitlyn Schaefer and a host of nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be her grandsons, Sean Schaefer, Matt Schaefer and David Schaefer, and her nephews, Tim Ray, Mike Ray, and Gregg Ray.
Memorials may be sent to Redeemer Lutheran Church Building Fund, Redeemer Lutheran Learning Center or Charity of your choice.