Farming Rural 18

Gary Stephens

May 11, 1950 ~ June 7, 2020 (age 70)

Obituary

Gary Stephens was born May 11, 1950 and passed away surrounded by family on June 7, 2020, soon after arrival to Greater Regional Health in Creston, Iowa.

Gary grew up around Afton and he graduated from East Union High School. Gary was a Millwright and he worked most of the time away from home. He was a hard worker and had to keep busy all of the time. His favorite thing was going to his grandson, Garrett’s, activities and ball games. He loved bird hunting and fishing. He always enjoyed taking the dog for a walk. He was a member of the Corning Gun Club and his hobbies included shooting trap, skeet, and sporting clays. He will be in our hearts forever.

Left to cherish his memory is his wife Marilyn, son Lonnie, daughter-in-law Frances, and grandson Garrett, all of Diagonal; brother Johny Stephens; mother-in-law Anna Goodman of Creston; sister-in-law Marlene (Larry) Christensen of Greenfield; brothers-in-law Don (Laura) Goodman of Glenrock, WY and Jon (Lori) Goodman of Diagonal; many nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.

Memorials are to the Diagonal Community Center.

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Services

Open Visitation
Thursday
June 11, 2020

1:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Armstrong Funeral Home
205 West Monroe St
Mount Ayr, IA 50854

Family Present
Thursday
June 11, 2020

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Armstrong Funeral Home
205 West Monroe St
Mount Ayr, IA 50854

Graveside Service
Friday
June 12, 2020

10:30 AM
Knowlton Cemetery
J23
Diagonal, IA 50845

Burial
Friday
June 12, 2020

Knowlton Cemetery
J23
Diagonal, IA 50845

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