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Gene C. Stevens


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Gene C. Stevens

Phoenix - Gene C. Stevens, 85, passed away peacefully surrounded by loved ones on May 12th, 2018. He was born in Omaha, NE on June 29th, 1932 to Gurden B Stevens and Ethel N Rickert. He graduated from the University of Nebraska, with degrees in Business Administration and Law. Gene was a member of the Nebraska and Arizona State Bar Associations. He began his career at State Farm in Omaha and transferred to Phoenix in 1960. Gene subsequently became a partner in the Law Firm of Hofmann, Salcito, Stevens and Meyers. He was known by his family and friends as a humble, patient, gentle, and faithful man. Gene loved all sports, especially Nebraska football, and was a longtime Phoenix Suns ticket holder.

He was a loving devoted husband of 62 years and a kind and generous father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He is survived by his wife Janet(Jan), son Scott (Nancy), son Jeff (Sharon,) his grandchildren, Alexandra Read (Kyle), Lindsey Smidlein (Scott), Colin, Brian, Carley, and great grandson, Christian Read.

Gene impacted many people throughout his life and will be dearly missed by his family and friends.

Gene and Jan have been members of Prince of Peace Lutheran Church for over 50 years. A Celebration of Life will be held Monday May 21st, 10:00 am at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church located at 3641 N 56th St Phoenix AZ 8501. In lieu of flowers, Gene requested donations be made to the Prince of Peace Foundation.
Published in The Arizona Republic from May 16 to May 20, 2018
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