Deanna Jean Stevens
1940 - 2020
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SEDALIA - Deanna Jean Stevens, 80, of Sedalia, passed away Wednesday, October 7, 2020, at Bothwell Regional Health Center.
She was born January 4, 1940, in Kokomo, IN, a daughter of the late James and Shirley Propes.
Deanna graduated from State Fair Community College with an Associate of Science degree in 1982 and passed her state boards to become a registered nurse at Bothwell Regional Health Center for 26 years as the charge nurse in the ICU until she retired.
Deanna was a big animal lover and supporter for animal rights. She loved her three dogs, Carly, Bailey and Gracie.
She is survived by her lifelong partner, Loy Holman, of Sedalia; four children, James Huffman, of Eldon, Sandra Lenzini (Gary), of Columbia, Steve Kuch (Kerrie), of Hooper, UT, and Ryan Scott Kuch, of Salt Lake City, UT; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Graveside service will be 10 a.m. Saturday, October 10, 2020, at Crown Hill Cemetery.
The service will be live-streamed on Heckart Funeral Home's Facebook page.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the Sedalia Animal Shelter in care of Heckart Funeral Home.

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Published in from Oct. 7 to Oct. 8, 2020.
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October 8, 2020
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Sarah Norman
October 8, 2020
Sandy, I am so sorry for your family's loss. You are all in our prayers!
Charla Flanigan
October 8, 2020
Sandy and family. I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. Cherish your memories. We are thinking of your all during this difficult time.
Amy and Fred Schaumburg
October 8, 2020
I would like to say my mother was a hard worker a awesome cook she was my best friend as well as a friend to all animals deep down inside she only wanted the best for everyone she was a dedicated nurse she taught me almost everything I know she loved my service dog Gypsy and she loved her back I love you so much I don't know what I will do now she was all I had left and now I'm alone you will never be out of my Heart
James Huffman
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