Cover photo for Donna Rae Steager's Obituary
Donna Rae Steager Profile Photo
1944 Donna 2023

Donna Rae Steager

March 7, 1944 — May 19, 2023

Donna Rae Steager, 79, of Brainard, died Friday, May 19, 2023, in Lincoln.

IN LIEU OF FLOWERS, PLANTS, AND STATUES: Memorials may be given In Care of the Family for later designation.

Donna Rae Steager was born on March 7, 1944 in Little Rock, AR to Joseph and Frances (Zetocha) Matejcek. She attended Yanka country school and was part of the first graduating class of 1962 from East Butler High School. On Dec 27, 1969 she married Ben Steager at Holy Trinity, officiated by Father Danko. Three sons were born to them. Donna Rae was a farm wife, devoted mother, homemaker, and baker.

She had a deep love of the farm and animals. Donna Rae was very active in the community. She helped organize for the Red Cross Blood Mobile, was a member and leader for 4-H, and was on the board for the Butler County Senior Center. She was a member of the Holy Trinity parish, PCCW and quilters. She was a lifetime member and held several offices with the Brainard Legion Auxiliary .

Donna Rae is survived by her husband Ben, sons Robert (Lisa) Steager of Brainard, David (Michelle) Steager of Lincoln, Aaron Steager of Valparaiso, 7 grandchildren, and 8 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents.
To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Donna Rae Steager, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Tuesday, May 23, 2023

9:00 - 10:00 am (Central time)

Holy Trinity Catholic Church

East Brainard Street, Brainard, NE 68626

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Parish Rosary

Tuesday, May 23, 2023

Starts at 9:30 am (Central time)

Holy Trinity Catholic Church

East Brainard Street, Brainard, NE 68626

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Mass of Christian Burial

Tuesday, May 23, 2023

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

Holy Trinity Catholic Church

East Brainard Street, Brainard, NE 68626

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Burial

Holy Trinity Cemetery

, Brainard, NE 68626

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Funeral Lunch

American Legion Hall

, Brainard, NE 68626

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Guestbook

Photo Gallery

Visits: 16

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree