Lives Lived: Dennis Stevens |

Lives Lived: Dennis Stevens

Dennis Lee Stevens died Feb. 2 in Grass Valley. He was 57.

A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 8, at Chapel of the Angels Mortuary and Crematory, 250 Race St., Grass Valley.

He was born March 24, 1952, in Sparta, Mich., to Louis E. and Norah V. Stevens.

Mr. Stevens worked many years at Pride Industries. He won a gold medal in basketball in the Special Olympics.

He had a huge love for animals, a big heart and a very silly sense of humor. He loved playing tricks on the unsuspecting.

A man with endless patience, Mr. Stevens spent hours digging for bottles and fishing. He loved collecting stamps and rocks. He was very beloved, possessing a very child-like trust and acceptance for all people.

He loved movies, especially the Three Stooges, Abbot and Costello, Our Gang and John Wayne. He was very proud of his driving abilities and always had a cool car.

Mr. Stevens is survived by his parents, and Norah V. Stevens; siblings, Edward “Ted” Stevens and Sandra Stevens; and beloved companion, Andrea Scott; all of Grass Valley.

He was preceded in death by his father, Louis E. Stevens.

Arrangements are by Chapel of the Angels Mortuary and Crematory, Grass Valley.

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