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Linn County News

Published Dec. 28, 2016

 

Donald Stevens, age 52, Paola, Kan., formerly of La Cygne, Kan., passed away on Saturday, Dec. 24, 2016. He was born on June 13, 1964, in Jackson County, Mo., the son of Donald L. and Joann Stackhaus Stevens. He learned the trade of plumbing from his father and was a plumber for many years. He married Rhonda Curry on Jan. 16, 1988. 

Don enjoyed KU basketball, Chiefs football, March Madness, dove hunting and music. But the thing he loved most was spending time with his granddaughter Harper Stevens.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and a son, Kyle Stevens.

He is survived by his wife Rhonda; two sons, Kevin and Chance Stevens; like a daughter Kirsty Maris-Hartley; two brothers, Russell and Randy Stevens; two sisters, Stephanie Stevens and Linda Walters; and two granddaughters, Harper and M.J.

Funeral service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the La Cygne Christian Church. Burial will be in the Oak Lawn Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 10:30 a.m. to service time at the church. 

The family suggests contributions to the American Stroke Foundation or American Diabetes Foundation c/o Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, P.O. Box 304, La Cygne, KS 66040. Online condolences for the family may be left at www.schneiderfunerals.com. Arrangements: Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, La Cygne Chapel. 

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