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Obituaries

Obituaries

Donald Stevens 1944 - 2007 Lawrence

Donald Stevens, 62, Lawrence, died Monday, Feb. 5, 2007, at Colmery-O'Neill Veterans Medical Center in Topeka. Cremation is planned.He was born June 11, 1944, in Lawrence, the son of Virgil and Elizabeth Demaranville Watts. He grew up in Ottawa and graduated from Ottawa High School in 1961. He lived in Lawrence and moved to San Bernardino, Calif. He returned to Lawrence in 2000.Mr. Stevens served in the U.S. Navy from 1961 to 1965 during the Vietnam War. He worked as a carpet and tile layer for many different companies. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, Mount Oread 309, in Lawrence.Survivors include his mother; a son, Michael, Osage City; three daughters, Deanne Stevens Pennington, Jasper, Mo., Karla Stevens Moore, Chillicothe, Mo., and Crystal, San Bernardino, Calif.; two sisters, Audrey Reed and Teresa D. Miller, both of Ottawa; and a brother, Buck, Ottawa.E-mail condolences may be sent at <a href="mailto:dengelmortuary@sbcglobal.net">dengelmortuary@sbcglobal.net</a>.