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Stevenson, Wayne Alexander 1929 - 2017

STEVENSON, ANWAY, HACKETT, LEITZ

Posted By: Joy Moore (email)
Date: 12/1/2017 at 10:47:21

U.S. Veteran
Wayne A. Stevenson, age 88, of Decorah, IA, passed away very peacefully Wednesday morning, November 22, 2017 at Patty Elwood Center in Cresco, IA.

Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, November 27 at Fjelstul Funeral Home in Decorah, with Pastor Doug Bryce officiating. Burial will be in Phelps Cemetery in Decorah with Full Military Honors.

Visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m. Monday, November 27, one hour before the service, at Fjelstul Funeral Home.

Wayne Alexander Stevenson was born on March 27, 1929 in Cresco, Iowa, the son of Charles and Ida (Anway) Stevenson. He graduated from Cresco High School and then enlisted in the U.S. Army. He trained in Germany, served in Korea and earned the rank of Master Sergeant. He then enrolled Iowa State University and earned an Engineering degree.

Wayne was united in marriage to Mary Ellen Hackett in April 1956 in Sumner, Iowa. They were blessed with two children, David and Lea Anne.

Wayne worked for the Iowa Department of Transportation as an engineer for 39 years. He was a long-time member of the Helof Holm V.F.W. Post No. 1977 in Decorah and was a past Commander of the Post, was a member of First United Methodist Church for many years and then attended Christian Life Center in Decorah.

Wayne was admitted into Patty Elwood Center in Cresco in October 2014.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife Mary on November 4, 1995; his daughter Lea Anne on July 6, 1982; and two brothers, Russell and Charles Stevenson.

Wayne is survived by his son, David Stevenson of Decorah; one sister, Loretta Leitz of Granger, IA; and by many nieces and nephews.

Source: Fjelstul Funeral Home database

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