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W Stevens

October 16, 1927 — June 23, 2013

W. Gene Stevens, 85, of Peoria, passed away at 3:25 a.m. on Sunday, June 23, 2013, at Rosewood Care Center in Peoria.
Services will be at 11 a.m. on Friday, June 28, 2013, at University United Methodist Church in Peoria, with the Rev. Paul Arnold officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the church. Interment will be at Swan Lake Memory Gardens, with military honors by the U.S. Navy, at a later date.
Gene was born on October 16, 1927 in Joliet, a son of Roscoe W. and Minnie Signe Elfrieda (Ahlstrand) Stevens. They preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by his sister, Lois Marie Stevens, and son, Mark Stevens. He married Jeanette Krumpe on June 17, 1951 at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Peoria. She survives.
He is also survived by his daughters, Julie (Jeff) Reed of Peoria, Kathy (Dan) Whiteside of Cobden and Lynn Stevens of Terre Haute, IN; daughter-in-law, Lorrie Stevens of Houston, TX; brother, Russell (Jean) Stevens of Joliet; grandchildren, Brandon and Aaron Stevens, Rachel (Jake) Cox, Diane (Tim) Koons, Steve (Shizue) Reed and Dusty and Katie Whiteside; and great grandchildren, Lucas Cox, Jeffrey Reed and Noah Koons.
Gene graduated in 1951 from Bradley University, where he was a member of Theta Chi Fraternity, with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering.
He was a U.S. Navy Veteran of both World War II and the Korean Conflict and a member of University United Methodist Church.
Gene retired in 1990, after thirty-six years of service, as a Design Engineer for Caterpillar, Inc. He enjoyed golfing and building model airplanes.
Memorial contributions may be made in Gene’s memory to Methodist Hospice or to University United Methodist Church.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Clary Funeral Home, 3004 West Lake Avenue, in Peoria.

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