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Joseph Stevens

Joseph George Stevens, 91, of Sacramento died Saturday, Sept. 11, in Sacramento.

In accordance with his wishes, there will be no services. Private burial will take place at the New Elm Ridge Cemetery in Grass Valley.

Mr. Stevens was born on May 17, 1913, in Michigan, to George and Maude (Joutrau) Stevens. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II, serving in France and Belgium. He married Fay Stone on Feb. 22, 1942, in Grass Valley. They lived in Grass Valley until 1974, when they moved to Sacramento. He worked as a meat cutter for Fay Bates in Colfax and then continued working as a butcher and meat cutter for 38 years for various grocery stores until his retirement in 1976. He was a volunteer firefighter for the Grass Valley Fire Department. He enjoyed watching the Sacramento Kings on television and going to Jackson Casino to gamble.

He is survived by his wife, Mildred Stevens of Sacramento; daughter, Karen Falgean of Sacramento; grandchildren Danielle and Anthony Falgean; and great-grandson, Stephen Falgean.

Arrangements are under the direction of Hooper and Weaver Mortuary.

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