Harold Steffensen

Harold E. Steffensen, 77, of La Grange, died on Jan. 28, 2016. 

Born on Nov. 8, 1938, he was a U.S. Navy veteran and a radiologic technologist for 30 years at Cook County Hospital and for 20 years at LaGrange Memorial Hospital. He was also a nature lover. 

Mr. Steffensen is survived by his wife, Carole Steffensen (nee Campbell); his children, Lisa (David Gamrath) Steffensen-Gamrath, Mark (Gina nee Rottman) Steffensen, Paul (Christine nee Plecki) Steffensen and Ruth (Robert) Paulson; his grandchildren, Nicholas (Emily) Cotton, Jason Gamrath, Alex Steffensen, Alicia Gamrath, Emily Scoggins, Natalie Ries, Peter Steffensen, Elaine Steffensen, Madeline Steffensen, Kathleen Steffensen and Spencer Paulson; his great-grandchildren, Dylan, Carter and Liam Scoggins; and his sisters, Helen Martin and Jeannette Reynolds. 

A memorial service is planned for Wednesday, Feb. 3, at 1 p.m. at the Wayside Chapel, 12700 Southwest Highway, in Palos Park. 

Hitzeman Funeral Home, Brookfield, handled arrangements.