Obituary of Ursula Elizabeth Stieber
Ursula Stieber passed away Thursday May 4, 2023 after a brief illness.
Ursula was born on September 19, 1928 to August and Elizabeth (nee Kujawa) Stieber.
Her family moved from the east side of Detroit to Grosse Pointe Park in 1953 and Ursula became a valued member of St. Clare of Montefalco parish. After graduating from college Ursula taught English in the Grosse Pointe school system and later worked as a marketing professional for a Detroit architectural firm. She volunteered as a docent at the Detroit Institute of Arts and enjoyed sharing her knowledge and love of art with everyone she encountered there.
Ursula also volunteered at St Clare of Montefalco singing in the choir for 25 years, serving as a Sacristan, and a Eucharistic Minister delivering Communion to patients at Bon Secours hospital. She became a Lector and headed that ministry for 20 years and worked as the wedding rehearsal coordinator for 6 years, making sure that this important ceremony went just right.
Ursula loved her Detroit Tigers and was interested in all college football. She loved to debate current events with her friends and always had an inquisitive and open mind.
Ursula was predeceased by her parents August and Elizabeth Stieber and her sister Therese Cataldo.
She is survived by 3 nieces, 2 nephews and will be greatly missed by her friends and the staff at American House Grosse Pointe.
A funeral Mass will be held at St. Clare of Montefalco Catholic church June 3rd at 10:30AM with visitation at 10:00AM.