John R. Stegner

John R. Stegner, age 84 of Beaver Dam passed away on Thursday, July 14, 2022 at Marshfield Medical Center – Beaver Dam.

John was born on November 24, 1937, the son of Frank and Lydia (Schultz) Stegner; He was united in marriage to Rita Browne.  He worked as a nurse’s aid for Dodge County and enjoyed serving as a crossing guard for Beaver Dam.

John is survived by his wife of nearly 24 years, Rita Stegner; children, George (Stace) Stegner and Dawn (Paul) Bruley; 4 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; sister, Alice (Warren) Strassburg; sister-in-law, Donna Stegner; and further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, George Stegner; and other relatives.

Visitation for John will take place on Monday, July 25, 2022 at Cornerstone Funeral & Cremation Services, 135 Keller Blvd., Beaver Dam from 12:00 p.m. until the time of the funeral service at 1:30 p.m. Burial will follow at Forest Mound Cemetery in Waupun.

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