Creston News Advertiser
Creston, Union County, Iowa
OBITUARY ~ BILL STEPHENS, WINTERSET
Bill STEPHENS, 75, of Winterset died on cancer on June 24, 2006, at Greater Regional Medical Center in Creston.
Services will be
10 a.m. Thursday, June 29 at Collins Oak Park Chapel, 505 E. Court St., Winterset. The Rev. Terry KERR will officiate
the service. Burial will be in Pleasant View Cemetery in Madison County.
W. A. [William Albert] "Bill" STEPHENS, the son of Lola Maud (SPENCER) and Lloyd Ernest STEPHENS, was born March 24, 1931, in Mount
Ayr. On April 16, 1951, he married D. Gaylen RINGBERG in Osceola. A resident of Winterset for the past 42 years, he had
resided in Union and Ringgold counties prior to moving to Madison County. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean
War. Bill had been a farmer, carpenter and school bus driver. He was a member of American Legion Post 184 of
Winterset, Madison County Pork Producers (1964-84), and the Pitzer United Presbyterian Church.
He was preceded in death by five brothers, Spencer, Sherrill, Joe, Lloyd Jr., and John STEPHENS; and a sister, Muriel
He is survived by his wife, Gaylene, of Winterset; two sons, Randy STEPHENS and
Robert STEPHENS, both of Winterset; three daughters, Nancy NORRIS of Kent, Diana JACKSON of St. Charles, and Beverly
KERSHUN of Des Moines; a sister, Clarice MINNICK of Creston; and 10 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Submission by Ann Wyer, April of 2012
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