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PFC Lawrence Devon “Steve” Stevens

PFC Lawrence Devon “Steve” Stevens

Marion, Grant County, Indiana, USA
Death 3 Feb 2012 (aged 88)
Marion, Grant County, Indiana, USA
Burial Marion, Grant County, Indiana, USA
Plot Section CS-3, Row 11, Plot 141
Memorial ID 100113157 · View Source
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~~ Lawrence Devon Stevens ~~

Lawrence D. Stevens, 88, of Gas City, passed away at 12:10 am on Friday, February 3, 2012, at Colonial Oaks Nursing Home in Marion from complications related to Parkinson's Disease.

He was born August 15, 1923, in Marion, to the late Otto and Martha Stevens. He married Frances Sears on July 1, 1950, she survives.

Lawrence was an Army-Air Force Veteran of WWII. He owned and operated Stevens Service Center in Grant County, until his retirement in 1985. He loved cars and anything mechanical. He was a member of the First Christian Church and Gas City Masonic Lodge #645.

Additional survivors include:
Son, Michael Stevens, Bowdon, GA;
Daughter, Eydie Lou Day, Gas City, IN
Daughter-in-law, Cynthia Stevens, Stockton, CA

Nicholas (Amy) Stevens, Huntingburg, IN
Anthony Stevens, Stockton, CA
Matthew Stevens, Sacramento, CA

Sarah Todd, Piscataway, NJ
Mieshell Stevens, Bowdon, GA
Elizabeth Day, Gas City, IN

Step-granddaughter Melissa Lawley, Stockton, CA
Step-grandson, Jeremy Womack, Stockton, CA

Four great-grandchildren, Five step great-grandchildren;

Sisters,Norma Martin, Frances Hueston, Vivian Leaming, all of Marion and a sister-in-law Helen Stevens.

He was preceded in death by his son, Joe Stevens; brothers, Bernard, Alfred, and George Stevens; sisters, Waneta Long, Margaret Orsborne, and Delores Myers.

Lawrence donated his body to the IU Medical School. Rev. David Shephard will be officiating a Memorial Service at 4 pm on Saturday, February 18, 2012 at the First Christian Church, 401 East North D Street, Gas City. A Masonic Memorial Service will immediately follow. Calling hour will be held one hour before services.

Memorial contributions may be made to: First Christian Church, 401 East North D Street, Gas City, IN 46933.

On, November 2, 2012, Lawrence's cremated remains were returned to Grant County and buried at the Marion VA National Cemetery. A simple service was held with some words spoken from minister, Dave Shepard and US Military Honor Guard providing funeral honors.


1930 United States Federal Census about Lawerence Stevens
Name: Lawerence Stevens
Gender: Male
Birth Year: abt 1924
Birthplace: Indiana
Race: White
Home in 1930: Marion, Grant, Indiana
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Marital Status: Single
Relation to Head of House: Son
Father's Name: Otto Stevens
Father's Birthplace: Indiana
Mother's name: Martha Stevens
Mother's Birthplace: Indiana
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
Otto Stevens 35
Martha Stevens 32
Margret Stevens 14
Vivian Stevens 12
Deloris Stevens 10
George Stevens 8
Lawerence Stevens 6
Elveda Stevens 4
Bernard Stevens 0

U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946 about Lawrence D Stevens
Name: Lawrence D Stevens
Birth Year: 1923
Race: White, citizen (White)
Nativity State or Country: Indiana
State of Residence: Indiana
County or City: Miami

Enlistment Date: 29 Dec 1941
Enlistment State: Indiana
Enlistment City: Fort Benjamin Harrison
Branch: Air Corps
Branch Code: Air Corps
Grade: Private
Grade Code: Private
Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law
Component: Army of the United States - includes the following: Voluntary enlistments effective December 8, 1941 and thereafter; One year enlistments of National Guardsman whose State enlistment expires while in the Federal Service; Officers appointed in the Army of
Source: Civil Life

Education: 1 year of high school
Marital Status: Single, without dependents
Height: 66
Weight: 135

U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 1 about Lawrence D Stevens
Name: Lawrence D Stevens
Birth Date: 15 Aug 1923
Address: 711 E South B St, Gas City, IN, 46933-2102 (1993)







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