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Owen Lamar (Steve) Stephenson Obituary

Owen Lamar (Steve) Stephenson passed away on Monday, September 1, 2014. He was born on February 11, 1926 in Sutter, CA to Alton and Cathilea Stephenson.

He was known by many, having lived and worked in the Yuba-Sutter area all of his life. He graduated from Sutter High School in 1944 and served in the U. S. Navy as a radio operator, returning home in 1946. He was the owner of two gas stations in the Yuba-Sutter area, and later worked as a mechanic for Valley Truck & Tractor and for the Art Mele car dealership. In later years, he sold insurance, Shaklee, and cured meat products.

He had been an active member of St. John's Episcopal church in Marysville and the American Legion. In the 1970's, he served as the Sutter County 4H Horse leader which led to the establishment of South Butte Stables in Sutter, CA.

Janet (Stephenson) Ede and  their children, Terry Tomlinson, Debby Hunt, Stephanie Gore, and Matt Stephenson invite you to share memories and bid him farewell at a gathering of friends and family.  Please join them on Sunday, September 21, 2014, at 11:00 am at the home of Debby Hunt located at 8029 Butte Avenue in Sutter.

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Published in Appeal Democrat from Sept. 12 to Sept. 14, 2014
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