Red Springs - Gaynor Mae Stephenson, age 79, of Shawano, passed away on Tuesday, February 16, 2021. Gaynor was born on May 15, 1941 to the late Arnold and Lydia (Huntington) Miller in Red Springs. She graduated from Sturgeon Bay High School in 1959. On April 23, 1960, Gaynor was united in marriage to Guy Stephenson in Sturgeon Bay. Guy preceded her in death in 1984. She lived in Sheboygan for several years before returning to the Shawano area. Gaynor worked at the North Star Mohican Casino until her retirement. She was a member of St. James Lutheran Church in Shawano. Gaynor enjoyed exploring garage sales and collecting pig memorabilia. She loved her family dearly and will be missed by all who knew and loved her.
Gaynor is survived by her sons, Glenn Stephenson of Sheboygan, Gary Stephenson of Sheboygan Falls, and Greg Stephenson of Sun Prairie; siblings, Claudette Weiterman of Gresham, Andrea Smith of Sturgeon Bay, Marsha Toohey of Bowler, and Patti (Nubs) Exferd of Oconto; an aunt, Delores Ziemer of Oshkosh; an uncle, Bert (Carol) Huntington of Shawano; and good friend, Pat Gruetzmacher. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She is preceded in death by her husband, her parents, and a brother, Bruce Miller.
Private family services will be held. Inurnment will be held in Bayside Cemetery in Sturgeon Bay.
The family would like to give a special thanks to the staff of the Ella Besaw Center, Shawano Health Services, and the staff at ThedaCare Medical Center of Shawano for helping Gaynor. www.swedbergfuneralhome.com
Published by Sheboygan Press from Feb. 18 to Feb. 24, 2021.