Intement: Malvern Cemetery, Malvern, Iowa
Memorials may be directed to the Malvern Fire and Rescue.
Frank O. Stevens, Jr., 85, of Malvern, Iowa, entered into eternal rest on April 4, 2011 in Council Bluffs, Iowa. He was born Dec. 4, 1925 in Norfolk, Nebraska to Frank Oliver Stevens, Sr. & Clara Alvina (Sieck) Stevens. Frank graduated with the Class of 1942 from Abraham Lincoln High School in Council Bluffs, Iowa. He served a short time as a Merchant Marine in 1945. He was united in marriage on Feb. 25, 1950 to Shirley Lee Cummings in Glenwood, Iowa. Following marriage, the couple moved to the farm southeast of Malvern. To this union three children were born, Lee, Michael and Julie. Frank had a true love for the land and enjoyed farming and raising cattle. In later years, gardening, fishing and watching the birds also brought him great pleasure. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge, Mills County Protection Association (Horse Thieves) and the United Methodist Church in Malvern.
Preceding Frank in death were his parents and wife, Shirley in 2005. He is survived by his children, Lee & Teresa Stevens; Michael & Denise Stevens; Julie & Brian Bailey all of Malvern, Iowa; grandchildren; Jeremy & Andrea (Stevens) Dofner & their children, Mason & Ethan; Scott & Lisa Stevens & their children, Olivia & Jacob; Paul Stevens; Aaron Stevens & fiancÌ© Lisa Rodriquez; Jessica McCain; Vitoria Hopkinson & her children, Joshua, Dakota & Hannah; sisters, Genelle & husband Dan Zanders of Omaha, Nebraska; Sherri & husband Richard Bass of Glenwood, Iowa; several nieces, nephews, extended relatives and a host of friends.
Visitation:Wednesday, April 6, 2011
212 S. Locust
Service:Thursday, April 7, 2011
201 East 5th