Stephanie Bressler Obituary

Stephanie D. Bressler
Stephanie D. Bressler
Stephanie D. Bressler

March 16, 2004
Born in Vienna, Austria
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Stephanie "Steffy" Bressler, 99, died Tuesday, March 16, 2004 at Iowa Jewish Senior Life Center. Memorial services are 1 p.m. Thursday, March 18 at Dunn's Funeral Home, with entombment at Resthaven Mausoleum in West Des Moines.

Steffy was born in Vienna, Austria the daughter of Bernard and Serafine Deutsch. In 1932, she married Ernest Michael Bressler, who spent eight months in a forced labor camp in Germany. Her parents and only brother, Dr. Kurt Deutsch did not survive the holocaust. After living under Nazi occupation for two years, Steffy came to the United States in 1940. She worked at Wolfs, Inc. for 40 years, 6 months and 16 days before a vision problem forced her to retire.

After retirement, Steffy volunteered over 8000 hours at Mercy Hospital. She enjoyed art, books, theater, opera, music, walking, swimming, and most of all people and conversation. She will be remembered pleasantly by her friends.

Memorials may be made to the Iowa Jewish Senior Life Center.




Dunn's Funeral Home
2121 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50312
Thursday, March 18, 2004
1:00 PM
Resthaven Mausoleum
19th & Ashworth Road
West Des Moines, IA US 50265
Thursday, March 18, 2004


Iowa Jewish Senior Life Center
900 Polk Boulevard
Des Moines, IA 50312