Robert Stevens

November 12th, 1926 to February 12th, 2009


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Wayne Bob Stevens, 82, passed away peacefully at home after a

long illness on Thursday, February 12, 2009, with his loving wife by

his side.


Stevens was born November 12, 1926, in Port Huron and was a lifelong

resident. He married Sally M. McFarlane at St. Stephens Church in

Port Huron on May 15, 1948.


was a very special and loving husband, father and grandfather. He was

an unending source of wisdom and advice to his family and will be

dearly missed.


and family will remember Bob most for his honorable career as a

letter carrier in Port Huron, retiring on December 1, 1986 after 26

years of service. He was a member of the National Association of

Letter Carriers for over 50 years. Before working for the Postal

Service, Bob worked as a chemical engineer for Johnson & Johnson.

Bob was a lifelong member of St. Marys Catholic Church of Port



is survived by his devoted wife of 61 years, Sally; four children,

Carol (Alan) Sturdevant of St. Clair; Mark (Pam Basone) Stevens of

Chicago, IL; Lori (Frederic) Webb of Port Huron; Lynn Stevens of Port

Huron; eight grandchildren: Jack (Krista) Hillis, Lee Ann Hillis,

Danial (Lauren) Hillis, Alessandra Stevens, Andrea & Jordan Webb,

Nicholas Kovacs and Robert W. Miller and six great-grandchildren:

Jackson and Brendan Hillis, Christopher and Brian Hillis, Lake and

Liam Shannon. He is also survived by his brother-in-law, Lorne (Mona)

Vokes; sisters-in-law: Geney Stevens, Edna McFarlane, Betty Meyer,

Shirley (Duane) Fowler; sister, Judy of Arizona and several aunts,

uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.


was preceded in death by his parents, Walter P. and Gladys Stevens,

sister, Marion Vokes and brother, Walter P. Stevens, Jr.


hours will be 6-8 p.m. Saturday and 2-8 p.m. Sunday at Karrer-Simpson

Funeral Home and Monday from 9:15 a.m. until the service time at



Mass will be 10 a.m., Monday in St. Mary's Church, Port Huron. The

Rev. Simeon T. Iber will officiate. Burial will be in Mt. Hope

Cemetery. Pallbearers will be his daughter Lynn and his



can be made to St. Marys Church or the St. Clair County Chapter of

the American Red Cross.

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