Marianne Steger Austin Buchanan, Virginia Obituary

Marianne Steger Austin

<p>Marianne Steger Austin, “Nanny”, 83, of Buchanan, passed away on November 21, 2022. Marianne was a devoted and loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She had a kind and compassionate heart and always helped others. She married her husband of nearly 46 years in 1959 while he was in the Army stationed in her hometown of Bamberg, Germany. She loved tending to her flowers and keeping a beautiful home. She loved to travel extensively and went to Germany many times to visit her family and enjoyed beach trips for the simple beauty of the ocean. She was the backbone of her family and contributed to the upbringing of 3 generations of children. She often proudly stated that her greatest accomplishment in life was the success of her three children. She was preceded in death by her husband Ronnie Austin, her parents, Anna and Otto Steger and brothers Freddie, Georg, Walter, and Edgar Steger. Survivors include her children David (Missy) Austin, Suzanne A. Schrader, and Steve Austin; grandchildren, Jon Schrader, Travis (Summer) Austin, Ashley (Chadd) St. Clair, and Kelsey (John) Dillon; great-grandchildren, Lannah Schrader, Miley Austin, Abbey St. Clair, and Oaklyn Dillon; brother-in- law, Larry Austin; sister-in-law Maria Steger; amazing angelic caregivers, Donna Holt, Janice Disse, and Maureen Fleming; and her special dog Bailey. The family will receive friends Monday, November 28, 2022 from 1 to 2 pm, followed by her Funeral Service at 2 pm. at Botetourt Funeral Home, 14920 Lee Highway, Buchanan, Va. with Pastor Dave Mucha officiating. Burial will be at High Bridge Presbyterian Church. Please consider wearing purple, her favorite color. In lieu of flowers, please consider the Alzheimer’s Association, American Lung Association, Hospice of the Piedmont, or the SPCA.</p>
March 26, 1939 - November 21, 202203/26/193911/21/2022
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Marianne Steger Austin, “Nanny”, 83, of Buchanan, passed away on November 21, 2022. Marianne was a devoted and loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She had a kind and compassionate heart and always helped others. She married her husband of nearly 46 years in 1959 while he was in the Army stationed in her hometown of Bamberg, Germany. She loved tending to her flowers and keeping a beautiful home. She loved to travel extensively and went to Germany many times to visit her family and enjoyed beach trips for the simple beauty of the ocean. She was the backbone of her family and contributed to the upbringing of 3 generations of children. She often proudly stated that her greatest accomplishment in life was the success of her three children. She was preceded in death by her husband Ronnie Austin, her parents, Anna and Otto Steger and brothers Freddie, Georg, Walter, and Edgar Steger. Survivors include her children David (Missy) Austin, Suzanne A. Schrader, and Steve Austin; grandchildren, Jon Schrader, Travis (Summer) Austin, Ashley (Chadd) St. Clair, and Kelsey (John) Dillon; great-grandchildren, Lannah Schrader, Miley Austin, Abbey St. Clair, and Oaklyn Dillon; brother-in- law, Larry Austin; sister-in-law Maria Steger; amazing angelic caregivers, Donna Holt, Janice Disse, and Maureen Fleming; and her special dog Bailey. The family will receive friends Monday, November 28, 2022 from 1 to 2 pm, followed by her Funeral Service at 2 pm. at Botetourt Funeral Home, 14920 Lee Highway, Buchanan, Va. with Pastor Dave Mucha officiating. Burial will be at High Bridge Presbyterian Church. Please consider wearing purple, her favorite color. In lieu of flowers, please consider the Alzheimer’s Association, American Lung Association, Hospice of the Piedmont, or the SPCA.

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Nov
28
Visitation
Monday, November 28 2022
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Buchanan Chapel of Botetourt Funeral Home
14920 Lee Hwy
Buchanan, VA 24066
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Nov
28
Visitation
Monday, November 28 2022
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
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Buchanan, VA 24066
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28
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Monday, November 28 2022
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
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Buchanan, VA 24066
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28
Funeral Service
Monday, November 28 2022
02:00 PM
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Buchanan, VA 24066
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