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EWTN Mourns Passing of Deacon Bill Steltemeier

2/15/2013 - 6:58 AM PST

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years, Ramona, who lives in Hanceville, Alabama, where they moved in 2002, and his brother Fred Steltemeier of Nashville, several nieces and their families. He was preceded in death by his son, Rudy Steltemeier, III and daughter-in-law, Debra Steltemeier.

Vespers and the Divine Mercy Chaplet will be prayed on Monday, Feb. 18 at 4:30 p.m. CT at the Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament in Hanceville, Ala. followed by public visitation. A Prayer Vigil and Rosary will be prayed at 7:00 p.m. CT. The funeral Mass will be celebrated at 9 a.m. CT Tuesday, Feb. 19 at the Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament in Hanceville, Ala. Burial will take place at 2:30 p.m. CT Tuesday, Feb. 19 at Calvary Cemetery in Nashville.

Please see EWTN’s website ( for information about Masses and programs celebrating Deacon Bill’s life. Services may be watched or listened to live on EWTN television by cable or satellite (, streaming audio or video on the Internet (, EWTN mobile (, on the EWTN Radio Network via affiliates (, shortwave (, or on satellite radio (

EWTN Global Catholic Network, in its 32th year, is available in over 225 million television households in more than 140 countries and territories. With its direct broadcast satellite television and radio services, AM & FM radio networks, worldwide short-wave radio station, Internet website, electronic and print news services, and publishing arm, EWTN is the largest religious media network in the world.


EWTN Global Catholic Network  AL, 35210 US
Michelle Johnson - Director of Communications,  205-795-5769


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