Debbie Steine, 52


Aug. 23, 1965 —
Jan. 14, 2018
New Hampton - Debbie Steine, age 52, of New Hampton, Iowa, formerly of Decorah, Iowa died on Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018 at her home in New Hampton.
Funeral services were Jan. 20, 2018 at Decorah Lutheran Church, with Rev. Dave Sorenson and Rev. Brenda Crossfield officiating.
Debbie Lorraine (Tollefsrud) Steine was born on Aug. 23, 1965, the daughter of Lawrence and Rhea (Rongley) Tollefsrud in Caledonia, Minn. She attended Mabel-Canton (Minn.) High School, graduating in 1983. After high school, Debbie attended Hubert Humphrey College and earned a degree as a CNA. She married Garry Steine on June 23, 1985 at the Mabel Methodist Church. Together they had three children: Heidi, Donald and Taylor. They later divorced. Debbie worked at Mayo, Deco, Transit, McNeilus and an assortment of nursing homes around the area. She enjoyed camping, cooking, baking, shopping and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.
Debbie is survived by her three children, Heidi (Brandon) Biddle of Tripoli, Iowa, Donald (Cortney) Steine of Alta Vista, Iowa and Taylor (Tori Gebert) Steine of New Hampton; fiancé, Daniel Paul Block; five grandchildren, Dylyn, Makayla and Ayden Biddle and Payten and Kneila Steine; one great-grandchild, Phoenix; her parents, Lawrence and Rhea (Rongley) Tollefsrud of Mabel; and siblings, Doreen (Bruce Sr.) Dahl of Decorah, Diane (Darby) Cook of Ossian, Iowa, Dawn (Shane) Erlandson of New Hampton, Denise (Nick) Bollweg of New Vienna, Iowa, Don (Diane) Tollefsrud of Canton and Dustin (Kayla) Tollefsrud of Mabel; along with several aunts and uncles and nieces and nephews. 
 She was preceded in death by her niece, Brianna Dahl in 2006; first cousins, Chayne Tollefsrud in 2008 and Beth Peterson in 2017; and grandparents, Clair and Leta (Wilbur) Rongley and Truman and Beth (Morrison) Tollefsrud.

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